(transitive, adverb) to distinguish between; discern: can you tell the twins apart?
Discern or distinguish, as in It’s hard to tell the twins apart. [ First half of 1900s ]
- Tell a thing or two
see: thing or two
or Tell-el-Amarna, Tel el Amarna, Tel Amarna [tel el uh-mahr-nuh] /ˈtɛl ɛl əˈmɑr nə/ noun 1. a village in central Egypt, on the Nile: site of the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetaton; extensive excavations. Tell el Amarna /ˈtɛl ɛl əˈmɑːnə/ noun 1. a group of ruins and rock tombs in Upper Egypt, on the Nile […]
noun 1. a person or thing that tells, relates, or communicates; narrator: Grandpa was a great teller of tall, tall tales. 2. a person employed in a bank to receive or pay out money over the counter. 3. a person who tells, counts, or enumerates, as one appointed to count votes in a legislative body. […]
noun 1. Gabriel [Spanish gah-vree-el] /Spanish ˌgɑ vriˈɛl/ (Show IPA), Tirso de Molina.