Is tell a Scrabble word?

Yes, tell is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 4 points in Scrabble, and 6 points in Words with Friends

Tell is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word tell

The meaning of tell


9 definitions of the word tell.


  1. Express in words
  2. Let something be known
  3. Narrate or give a detailed account of
  4. Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
  5. Discern or comprehend
  6. Inform positively and with certainty and confidence
  7. Give evidence
  8. Mark as different


  1. A Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in tell?

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