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noun 
  1. A give away sign, especially one used in the game of poker.
verb (tells, telling, told)
  1. (context, transitive, or, ditransitive) To narrate.
I want to a story.
I want to you a story.
  1. (transitive) To pass information by speech.
You should her that you love her.
  1. (transitive) To instruct or inform.
Tell him to go away.
Please me the time.
  1. (intransitive) To discern, notice, identify or distinguish.
Can you whether those flowers are real or silk, from this distance?
  1. (intransitive) To have a marked effect
The mace dealt a telling blow to his right shoulder.
  1. To count or enumerate (see teller)

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