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tell
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 11
1. A hill or mound.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To take effect; to produce a marked effect; as, every shot tells; every expression tells.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To make known; to publish; to disclose; to divulge.
5. To order; to request; to command.
6. To discern so as to report; to ascertain by observing; to find out; to discover; as, I can not tell where one color ends and the other begins.
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