Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tell.(verb)
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Use "tells" in a sentence
"This action is what is being prescribed when a label tells you to hand-wash; usually you hand-wash because the fabric is so delicate, so weak, or so weakened when wet that it could not take agitation or spinning without damage."
"A label tells us that the piece represents 'an optimistic meditation on the democratising potential of participatory media'."
"The label tells you the sitter was Baron Heinrich von Thyssen, and you instantly sense that this man is racked with anxiety."