Narrate and Tell

Narrate

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Narrate verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Usage example: got a CD of the best-selling children's story that happened to be narrated by the author herself

Tell is a synonym for narrate in speech topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Narrate", when it comes to topics like words, describe. popular alternative
Nearby Words: narrative, narration, narrator, narrating
Synonyms for Narrate

Tell

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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Usage example: they told the story of how they had met

Narrate is a synonym for tell in speech topic. You can use "Narrate" instead a verb "Tell", if it concerns topics such as relate, words. popular alternative
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

rest narrate rest tell rest
time narrate time tell time
way narrate way tell way
story narrate story tell story
Other nouns: tale, history, tales, stories.
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