Notify and Tell


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Notify verb – Inform (somebody) of something.
Tell is a synonym for notify in inform topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Notify", when it comes to topics like knowledge, language. popular alternative
Nearby Words: notice, notification, notified, notifying, notifiable
Synonyms for Notify


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Tell verb – To give information to.
Usage example: tell me, when did you begin playing the violin?

Notify is a synonym for tell in inform topic. You can use "Notify" instead a verb "Tell", if it concerns topics such as knowledge, communicate, acquaint. popular alternative
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

man notify man tell man
people notify people tell people
family notify family tell family
parents notify parents tell parents
Other nouns: way, location, police, anyone, everyone, viewers, players.
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