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told

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verb

simple past tense and past participle of tell1.

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Idioms for told

    all told, counting everyone or everything; in all: There were 50 guests all told.

OTHER WORDS FROM told

well-told, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for told

told
/ (təʊld) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of tell 1

adjective

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Idioms and Phrases with told

told

see all told; I told you so; little bird told me. also see under tell.

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