HyperDic: telling

English > 6 senses of the word telling:
NOUNcommunicationtelling, relation, recountingan act of narration
communicationtelling, apprisal, notificationinforming by words
communicationtelling, tattle, singingdisclosing information or giving evidence about another
ADJECTIVEalltelling, revealing, telltaledisclosing unintentionally
alltelling, cogent, weightypowerfully persuasive
alltelling, impressiveproducing a strong effect
telling > pronunciation
Soundsteh'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > telling: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisclosing unintentionally.
Example"a telling smile"
Synonymsrevealing, telltale
Broaderinformative, informatoryProviding or conveying information
Spanishindicativo, revelador
Catalanindicatiu, revelador
Nounstellingdisclosing information or giving evidence about another
Adverbstellinglyin a telling / telling manner
English > telling: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpowerfully persuasive.
Example "a telling presentation"
Synonymscogent, weighty
BroaderpersuasiveIntended or having the power to induce action or belief
Spanishcontundente, convincente, irrefutable
English > telling: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningproducing a strong effect.
Example "a telling gesture"
Synonymimpressive
Broadereffective, effectual, efficaciousproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
Spanishcontundente, impresionante
English > telling: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn act of narration.
Synonymsrelation, recounting
Broadernarration, recital, yarnThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Spanishrelación, relato
Catalanrelat
Verbstellnarrate or give a detailed account of
English > telling: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaninginforming by words.
Synonymsapprisal, notification
NarrowernoticeAdvance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract
warningNotification of something, usually in advance
Broaderinforming, making knownA speech act that conveys information
Spanishnotificación
Verbstellexpress in words / words
English > telling: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningdisclosing information or giving evidence about another.
Synonymstattle, singing
Broaderdisclosure, revelation, revealingThe speech act of making something evident / evident
Spanishchivatazo
Adjectivestellingdisclosing unintentionally
Verbstellgive evidence

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