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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Toldpret. and part. pass. of tell.

    Mentioned; related.

    The acts of God to human ears
    Cannot, without process of speech, be told. John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Told

    of Tell

  2. Told

    imp. & p. p. of Tell


  1. Told

    Told is a village in Hajdú-Bihar county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Told

    tōld, pa.t. and pa.p. of tell.

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  1. TOLD

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'told' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #227

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'told' in Written Corpus Frequency: #291

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of told in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of told in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of told in a Sentence

  1. Rodger Baker:

    Rodger Baker, vice president of Strategic Analysis at Stratfor, told FoxNews.com. ‘ It’s actually a delicate situation. As the world is uncertain of what the U.S. will do with a new president coming in, China is looking to shape themselves in the next year or two as having a willingness to be a part of solutions.

  2. Stephanie Laska:

    (My friend) told me about eating higher fat foods.

  3. Tom Brady:

    I think for all of us it's repeating good processes is the important part. Getting to this time of year, you don't do much different. You just do more of what got you here. The things that work, we do more of. You try to eliminate all of the other distractions. I even told (Vice President of Communications) Nelson [Luis], 'I don't want to do anything extra this week. I just want to do football.

  4. Gaspar Isom:

    We were told other places were more dangerous to cross, they were controlled by the Zetas.

  5. Lisa Torraco:

    He wasn't distracted and he wasn't under duress and he didn't overlook anything, he did his job the way he was told and taught to do his job. He relied on other people to do their job because they're professionals as well.

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lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • A. nitrile
  • B. jab
  • C. contempt
  • D. anil

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