Squeal and Tell


Show Definitions
Squeal verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Usage example: that stool pigeon squealed to the police about the whole smuggling operation

Tell and squeal are semantically related. in inform on topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Squeal".
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Synonyms for Squeal


Show Definitions
Tell verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: I won't tell your secret to anyone

Squeal and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Squeal" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

information squeal information tell information

Both words in one sentence

Cite this Source
Tell and Squeal. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 26, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/squeal/tell
Squeal & Tell. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 Jan. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/squeal/tell>.
Tell or Squeal. 2016. Accessed January 26, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/squeal/tell.

Synonyms for squeal
Share this picture

Synonyms for tell
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "squeal" and "tell" have occurred on timeline: