Tell and Tick off


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Tell verb – To find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added.
Usage example: who can tell the number of grains of sand in the world?

Tick off and tell are semantically related In some cases you can use "Tick off" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
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Tick off

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Tick off verb – To specify one after another.
Tell and tick off are semantically related in list topic. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Tick off", if it concerns topics such as add, count.
Synonyms for Tick off
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