Tell and Zap


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


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Zap verb – To deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner.
Tell and zap are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Zap".
Nearby Word: zapping
Synonyms for Zap
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Common collocations

girl tell girl zap girl
man tell man zap man
people tell people zap people
someone tell someone zap someone
Other nouns: audience, time, way, information, father, anyone, player, everyone, kids, friends.

Both words in one sentence

  • Curse Cut Short Tanya: Don't tell me you're competing with Carlisle for the title of most sanctimonious - [zap]
  • Friend or Foe Glomer is unable to tell which is the real Punky so he can zap the other back into the photo.
    Source: Friend or Foe
  • Western Animation / Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero At the end of Penn's 2nd Zap as the Prince of Oceanaquariopolis, his inability to tell the genders of his subjects makes him unsure about his own gender.
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Zap and Tell. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 24, from
Tell & Zap. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. <>.
Zap or Tell. 2016. Accessed January 24, 2022.

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