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Synonyms for telling
ˈtɛl ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relation, telling, recounting(noun)

    an act of narration

    "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"

    Synonyms:
    notification, sexual relation, tattle, intercourse, sexual intercourse, singing, copulation, recounting, relation back, carnal knowledge, apprisal, relation, coitus, sex act, relative, congress, sexual congress, coition

    Antonyms:
    uninformative, uneffective, ineffectual, ineffective, dissuasive

  2. telling, apprisal, notification(noun)

    informing by words

    Synonyms:
    presentment, recounting, tattle, notice, relation, singing, notification, apprisal

    Antonyms:
    uninformative, ineffective, dissuasive, ineffectual, uneffective

  3. tattle, singing, telling(adj)

    disclosing information or giving evidence about another

    Synonyms:
    vocalizing, recounting, tattle, relation, singing, notification, apprisal

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, uninformative, uneffective, ineffectual, ineffective

  4. revealing, telling, telltale(a)(adj)

    disclosing unintentionally

    "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down"

    Antonyms:
    uneffective, ineffectual, dissuasive, uninformative, ineffective

  5. cogent, telling, weighty(adj)

    powerfully persuasive

    "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"

    Synonyms:
    heavy, corpulent, obese, weighty, grave, revealing, telltale(a), rotund, impressive, grievous, cogent

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, uneffective, ineffective, ineffectual, uninformative

  6. impressive, telling(adj)

    producing a strong effect

    "gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture"

    Synonyms:
    weighty, revealing, impressive, cogent, telltale(a)

    Antonyms:
    uninformative, dissuasive, uneffective, ineffectual, ineffective

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. telling

    Synonyms:
    effective, powerful, pointed

    Antonyms:
    weak, ineffective, pointless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. telling(a.)

    Synonyms:
    effective

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. telling(a)

    Synonyms:
    effective, cogent, potent, conclusive

  2. telling(n)

    Synonyms:
    notification, apprising, communication, relation, narration, recital, divulgement

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    eloquent, saying, tell, revealing, say

How to pronounce telling?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say telling in sign language?

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