Told \Told\ (t[=o]ld), imp. & p. p. of {Tell}. [1913 Webster]

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  • told — [tōld] vt., vi. pt. & pp. of TELL1 all told all (being) counted; in all [there were forty all told] …   English World dictionary

  • told — told; un·told; …   English syllables

  • told — index acquainted, informed (having information), narrative, oral, parol, stated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • told — [təuld US tould] the past tense and past participle of ↑tell …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • told — the past tense and past participle of tell …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • told — past tense of tell, from O.E. talde, past tense of tellan (see TELL (Cf. tell) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Told — Tell Tell (t[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Told} (t[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Telling}.] [AS. tellan, from talu tale, number, speech; akin to D. tellen to count, G. z[ a]hlen, OHG. zellen to count, tell, say, Icel. telja, Dan. tale to speak,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • told — [[t]to͟ʊld[/t]] 1) Told is the past tense and past participle of tell. 2) PHRASE: PHR with cl, amount PHR You can use all told to introduce or follow a summary, general statement, or total. All told there were 104 people on the payroll... All… …   English dictionary

  • told — I told 1. told sb., en, e, ene (åretold), i sms. tolde , fx toldeklampe II told 2. told sb., en (afgift; toldsted) …   Dansk ordbog

  • told — /tohld/, v. 1. pt. and pp. of tell. 2. all told, counting everyone or everything; in all: There were 50 guests all told. * * * …   Universalium

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