Definitions for Telling
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Telling.
relation, telling, recountingnoun
an act of narration
"he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
telling, apprisal, notificationnoun
informing by words
tattle, singing, tellingadjective
disclosing information or giving evidence about another
revealing, telling, telltale(a)adjective
"a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down"
cogent, telling, weightyadjective
"a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"
producing a strong effect
"gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture"
The act of narration.
The disclosure of information.
serving to convince
Telling refers to the act of conveying information, expressing thoughts or opinions, or recounting an event, story, or idea to someone else. It involves communicating facts, details, or experiences to others in a clear and understandable manner. Telling can be done verbally, through spoken words, or non-verbally, through gestures, facial expressions, or written messages. It is a fundamental element of human communication and is essential for sharing knowledge, narratives, and personal experiences.
operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Telling is ranked #82908 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Telling surname appeared 227 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Telling.
95.1% or 216 total occurrences were White.
3% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Telling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2100
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Telling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #761
The numerical value of Telling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Telling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
He’s the kind of person when we got to see him after the surgery and I’m crying, he’s like, ‘It’s OK,’ i’m like, ‘What are you telling me it’s okay for? I should be telling you it’s okay.’.
Like Bella said when Episode 3 came out: If you don’t like it, don’t watch, we are telling important stories. We’re telling stories of people’s experiences, and that’s what I live for. That’s what makes good storytelling, because we are telling stories of people who are taking up space in the world.
Back when I was still on the soap, I became incredibly insecure and full of anxiety because I didn't know if I was any good. I spent years being angsty, constantly telling people I wasn't just part of a soap opera, that I was a real artist, and I remember Luke sort of snapping, telling me to shut up, that he was sick of hearing it.
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