- 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"
- narrate or give a detailed account of"Tell what happened""The father told a story to his child"
- let something be known"Tell them that you will be late"
- express in words"He said that he wanted to marry her""tell me what is bothering you""state your opinion""state your name"
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