Tell and Transfer


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


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Transfer verb – To give over the legal possession or ownership of.
Tell and transfer are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Transfer".
Nearby Words: transport, transmit, transference, transferred, transition
Synonyms for Transfer

Common collocations

character tell character transfer character
people tell people transfer people
someone tell someone transfer someone
way tell way transfer way
Other nouns: characters, story, information, feelings.
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Transfer or Tell. 2016. Accessed October 19, 2020.

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