(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. recount, relate, narrate; inform, apprise, acquaint; explain; weigh, matter, influence; reveal, disclose, own, confess, acknowledge; discern, distinguish, make out, see, recognize; count, number, reckon, rally; speak, state, declare. See information, description, disclosure, speech, influence.
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To inform]
Syn. communicate, explain, say, state, instruct, direct, command, order, disclose, divulge, reveal, make known, utter, speak, report, recite, announce, let know, notify, give notice, declare, acquaint, advise, confess, impart, apprise, familiarize, represent, assert, mention, relate, convey, voice, let out, acknowledge, own, let in on, give the facts, reel off, spit out, come out with, give out, release, leak out, give inside information, break it to, break the news, express, put, show, indicate, carry tales, reveal a secret, betray, tattle, leave word, assure, keep posted, expose, lay open, open up, blurt out, fill in*, let on*, let slip*, clue in*, tell all*, level with*, give away*, come across with*, shoot*, come clean*, make a clean breast of*, get something off one's chest*; see also discuss , inform 2 , notify 1 , reveal 1 , say .
Ant. hide*, keep secret, be silent.
2. [To narrate]
Syn. describe, recount, set forth; see narrate , report 1 .
3. [To deduce]
Syn. know, understand, make out, perceive, ascertain, find out, recognize, be sure, differentiate, discriminate, determine, know for certain, clinch*.
See Synonym Study at reveal .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. communicate relate, state, say, declare, make known, speak, divulge, disclose, reveal, impart, voice, announce, utter, *spit it out, inform, mention, report, confess, assert, let slip, *spill the beans, *let the cat out of the bag, blab, admit, *break the news.
2. tattle *blow the whistle on, *squeal, *rat, betray.
3. give an account narrate, chronicle, recount, relate, detail, describe, recite.
4. discern recognize, distinguish, discriminate, make out, detect, ascertain, determine, recognize, identify.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To give a verbal account of: describe, narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report. See WORDS. 2. To put into words: articulate, communicate, convey, declare, express, say, state, talk, utter1, vent, verbalize, vocalize, voice. Idiom: give tongue (or vent or voice) to. See WORDS. 3. To make known: break, carry, communicate, convey, disclose, get across, impart, pass, report, transmit. See KNOWLEDGE. 4. To disclose in a breach of confidence: betray, blab, divulge, expose, give away, let out, reveal, uncover, unveil. Informal: spill. Archaic: discover. Idioms: let slip, let the cat out of the bag, spill the beans, tell all. See SHOW. 5. To impart information to: acquaint, advise, apprise, educate, enlighten, inform, notify. See KNOWLEDGE, TEACH. 6. To give orders to: bid, charge, command, direct, enjoin, instruct, order. See OVER, WORDS. 7. To recognize as being different: differentiate, discern, discriminate, distinguish, know, separate. See SAME. 8. To note (items) one by one so as to get a total: count, enumerate, number, numerate, reckon, tally. See COUNT.

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