Refer and Tell

Refer

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Refer verb – To have a relation or connection.
Tell and refer are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Refer".
Nearby Words: reference, referred, referring, referral, referable
Synonyms for Refer

Tell

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

Common collocations

man refer man tell man
people refer people tell people
name refer name tell name
time refer time tell time
Other nouns: way, characters, harry, player, everyone, times, names.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Naheulbeuk, the protagonists rarely refer to their fallen comrades (but if you tell them their friend died, they'll tell you he was not their friend).
  • Some people refer to it as the "KV-IS" since it uses a nearly identical turret (they're impossible to tell apart from behind) and has a very similar hull to the IS.
  • The Iftin refer to the android duplicates as the "false Iftin", and can tell them apart from the true ones by smell.
    Source: Which Me?
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Tell and Refer. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 21, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/refer/tell
Refer & Tell. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 Oct. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/refer/tell>.
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