verb (used with object)
- to train or instruct.
- to make known; disclose.
- to give or impart form to.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of inform1
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Definition for inform (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for inform
She could have done what Sarah did, if she weren’t too principled to mine her past that way, she informs us.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
In any case, I have been informed that the Birds are doing a little better as of late.
A man in a tie informed us that they were running about 15 minutes behind.Here’s what you need to know about getting a coronavirus test at the airport|Andrea Sachs|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Website accessibility complaints brought against dentists has influenced the American Dental Association to take action by informing all of its members of the threat at hand.Is your website at risk for an ADA accessibility lawsuit?|Richard Horvath|November 12, 2020|Search Engine Land
John says he arrived at the hospital about an hour later, and doctors soon informed him and his mother that Yaroslav appeared to have pneumonia.Husband’s tragic death leaves D.C. man to raise 4 young children alone|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|November 11, 2020|Washington Blade
Then Obama stunned John and his wife Diane, informing them of the failed special operations rescue mission from early July.Foley Family to White House: You Saved Bergdahl. Why Not Our Son?|Eli Lake|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The process for informing the Senate and House intelligence committees is often shrouded in secrecy.
The Ordain Women website posted some of Harrison's email to Kelly informing her of her excommunication.Excommunication With a Smile: Mormon Feminist Kicked Out of the Church|Emily Shire|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those present agreed that the penalty for informing had to be death.Sinn Fein Boss Gerry Adams Wanted This Murder Bust|Ed Moloney|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the group is informing the community that the trial will happen, so anyone who objects can opt out.New 'Suspended Animation' Procedure Saves Lives by Replacing Blood with a Cold Electrolyte Solution|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How if he should take this means of informing Joseph of his present situation?The Strange Story of Rab Rby|Mr Jkai
He sought very diligently to anticipate some at least of these informing thrusts by making great use of Coote.Kipps|H. G. Wells
This was the Missouri way of informing us that he was in the Rebel army.
It began by my informing them these were not offences for which an officer, who had refused his parole, could be punished.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
He put the cardboard box away in a safe and locked it up; putting the key in his pocket, he gave Brent an informing glance.In the Mayor's Parlour|J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
British Dictionary definitions for inform (1 of 2)
- to train or educate
- to report