Remind and Tell


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Remind verb – Put in the mind of someone.
Tell and remind are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Remind".
Nearby Words: reminder, remindful, reminding
Synonyms for Remind


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

Common collocations

people remind people tell people
children remind children tell children
someone remind someone tell someone
audience remind audience tell audience
Other nouns: time, story, mother, anyone, player, everyone, viewers, kids, friends.

Both words in one sentence

  • Remind me when this is over: I'll tell you about the time, back in the day, a dozen druids jumped out of our potted fern.
  • Light Novel / No-Rin She then goes to tell them a story of what she did last night, and to remind them of her Christmas Cake status.
  • Writing Around Trademarks Tell me that this guy◊ doesn't remind you of anyone... So, when the series was released stateside as Mega Man X, he was renamed Vile. Subtle.
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