Require and Tell

Require

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Require verb – Make someone do something.
Tell is a synonym for require. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Require".
Synonyms for Require

Tell

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Tell verb – To issue orders to (someone) by right of authority.
Usage example: told us to sit still and wait

Require is a synonym for tell in communicate topic. Sometimes you can use "Require" instead a verb "Tell", if it concerns topics such as instruct.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

person require person tell person
character require character tell character
people require people tell people
someone require someone tell someone
Other nouns: time, characters, anyone, player, players.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Psycho-Pass When Ginoza and Kougami tell Yayoi they require a nose like hers in their investigation, she compares Enforcers to dogs, since they're bound to an Inspector in order to avoid rehab or execution.
  • Nutt finally gets in touch with his orcish nature, he's able to tell an opponent he's got in a headlock just how much force it would require to rip his head off, and what muscles and bones would get in the way.
  • They require that the characters in a tale shall be so clearly defined that the reader can tell beforehand what each will do in a given emergency.
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