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Definition of "tells" []

  • 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."