Grant and Tell


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Grant verb – To accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly.
Usage example: you will grant that she is difficult to work with

Tell and grant are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Grant".
Nearby Words: granted, granting, grantee, grantor
Synonyms for Grant


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Grant and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Grant" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

people grant people tell people
rest grant rest tell rest
time grant time tell time

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Code Name: Hunter Batman Gambit: Puck told Spooky the names of the Summer and Winter Queens, which would grant him some control over them, knowing that he'd tell Moraine.
  • Horrifyingly, one only need grant a Sidhe the ability to tell lies to make them Drunk on the Dark Side.
  • Tabletop Game / Genius: The Transgression It really doesn't help matters that their Grant makes it nearly impossible to tell when they're lying.
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