Blab and Tell


Blab verb - To relate sometimes questionable or secret information of a personal nature.
Usage example: he blabs a lot, so never share a secret with him
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Synonyms for Blab

Tell is a synonym for blab in show topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Blab", when it comes to topics like talk, gossip, blurt out, tell all.


Tell verb - To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: I won't tell your secret to anyone

Blab is a synonym for tell in show topic. Sometimes you can use "Blab" instead a verb "Tell", if it concerns topics such as spill the beans. informal substitute

Nearby Words: telling, teller

Common collocations

truth blab truth tell truth
plan blab plan tell plan
secret blab secret tell secret
names blab names tell names
Other words: secrets.
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