Tell and Translate


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


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Translate verb – To express something (as a text or statement) in different words.
Tell and translate are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Translate".
Nearby Words: translation, translated, translating, translator, translatable
Synonyms for Translate

Common collocations

name tell name translate name
way tell way translate way
version tell version translate version
names tell names translate names
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Translate and Tell. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 20, from
Tell & Translate. N.p., 2016. Web. 20 Oct. 2020. <>.
Translate or Tell. 2016. Accessed October 20, 2020.

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