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inform

in·form

inform

 
pronunciation:
ihn form
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part of speech: verb
inflections: informed, informing, informs
definition 1: to give knowledge to; tell.
They informed me that today is your birthday.
synonyms:
advise, notify, tell
similar words:
acquaint, brief, clue in, communicate, enlighten, fill in, illuminate, instruct, relate, report
definition 2: to provide information about someone that shows that person has done something wrong.
Bill's classmates were angry that he informed on them.
synonyms:
tell
similar words:
rat, sing, squeal, tattle
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