Repeat and Tell


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Repeat verb – Say, state, or perform again.
Tell and repeat are semantically related in declaim topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Repeat".
Nearby Words: repeated, repeatedly, repeating, repeater, repeatability
Synonyms for Repeat


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

Common collocations

name repeat name tell name
time repeat time tell time
way repeat way tell way
plan repeat plan tell plan
Other nouns: story, information, nothing, history, names, stories.

Both words in one sentence

  • Western Animation / Garfield and Friends As Jon started to repeat his ultimatum, Garfield interrupted him to tell he was thinking over it.
  • Made of Explodium What it doesn't tell you is that the life counter (I repeat, the LIFE COUNTER!) explodes as it goes down by one.
  • Literature / The Long Ships He also says he doesn't tell people about it after one of his cousins was severely wounded trying to repeat the trick.
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