• a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
  • express in words;
    • "tell me what is bothering you"
  • let something be known;
  • narrate or give a detailed account of;
  • give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority;
  • discern or comprehend;
    • "He could tell that she was unhappy"
  • inform positively and with certainty and confidence;
    • "I tell you that man is a crook!"
  • give evidence;
    • "he was telling on all his former colleague"
  • mark as different;
  • TELL v TOLD, TELLING, TELLS to give a detailed account of TELLABLE adj

Scrabble Score: 4

tell is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

tell is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

tell is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 6

tell is a valid Words With Friends word