What does Telling mean?

Definitions for Telling
ˈtɛl ɪŋTelling

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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"

  2. telling, apprisal, notification(noun)

    informing by words

  3. tattle, singing, telling(adj)

    disclosing information or giving evidence about another

  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"

  5. cogent, telling, weighty(adj)

    powerfully persuasive

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

  6. impressive, telling(adj)

    producing a strong effect

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

Wiktionary

  1. telling(Noun)

    The act of narration.

  2. telling(Noun)

    The disclosure of information.

  3. telling(Noun)

    Counting, numbering.

  4. telling(Adjective)

    having force

  5. telling(Adjective)

    revealing information

  6. telling(Adjective)

    serving to convince

Webster Dictionary

  1. Telling

    of Tell

  2. Telling(adj)

    operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Telling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2100

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Telling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #761

How to pronounce Telling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Telling in sign language?

  1. telling

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Telling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Telling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Telling in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    Go get DACA, go push those Democrats. I'm telling you… This is a moment for DACA and for all of us, but this is a very special moment.

  2. Bernard Lafayette:

    I was on the front lines telling people to slow down so people in the back could catch up.

  3. Elijah Cummings:

    Mr. Chairman, we need you. Those children need you, i am talking directly to my Republican colleagues. We need you to stand up to President Trump. We need you to join us in telling him that we reject this mean policy.

  4. Walter Jonesa:

    I did not do what I should have done to read and find out whether Bush was telling us the truth about Saddambeing responsible for 9/11 and having weapons of mass destruction, because I did not do my job then, I helped kill 4,000 Americans, and I will go to my grave regretting that.

  5. David Nabarro:

    We are moving towards the end, but we just don't know when it will come. In Liberia it took a long time - it took about two months to move from single-figure cases to zero - so we are not anticipating that this will be a very rapid thing, that's why I am telling everyone ... don't turn away, don't let off the effort: we must finish it and finish it well.

Images & Illustrations of Telling

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