Own up and Tell

Own up

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Own up verb – To make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid.
Tell and own up are semantically related. in acknowledge topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Own up", when it comes to topics like confess, disclose information.
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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Own up and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Own up" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
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