Betray and Inform


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Betray verb – To be unfaithful or disloyal to.
Usage example: childhood friends of movie stars often betray them by telling their secrets to the supermarket tabloids

Inform is a synonym for betray in divulge topic. In some cases you can use "Inform" instead a verb "Betray".
Nearby Words: betrayal, betrayer, betraying
Synonyms for Betray


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Inform verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Usage example: the police only caught the mastermind of the burglary because his disgruntled partner informed

Betray is a synonym for inform in information topic. Sometimes you can use "Betray" instead a verb "Inform", if it concerns topics such as denounce.
Nearby Words: information, informal, informed, informer, informative
Synonyms for Inform

Common collocations

humanity betray humanity inform humanity
hero betray hero inform hero
people betray people inform people
husband betray husband inform husband
Other nouns: group, family, crew, team, rest, king, mother, emperor, queen, father, anyone, player, everyone, superiors, heroes.

Both words in one sentence

  • And this move kills two birds with one stone for him by letting him abuse a loophole in his contract with Begnion, thus allowing him to betray Lekain... who has no idea about any of this until Naesala decides to casually inform him, a move that is timed right before Naesala brutally kills him.
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