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Definition for: TELLS

Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
Let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
Narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
Give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague"
Express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
Inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"
Mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
Discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy"

anagrams for:tells

(v. t.) To place or fix firmly or permanently.
(v. t.) A prop; a support, as for the feet in standing or cilmbing.
(v. t.) A partial inclosure made by a wall or trees, to serve as a shelter for sheep or cattle.