inform against

  • 1 inform against — index betray (disclose), cite (accuse), complain (charge), implicate, incriminate Burton s L …

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  • 2 inform against — phrasal verb inform on or inform against [transitive] Word forms inform on : present tense I/you/we/they inform on he/she/it informs on present participle informing on past tense informed on past participle informed on inform on/against someone… …

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  • 3 inform against — in ˈform on in ˈform a ˌgainst [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they inform on he/she/it informs on …

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  • 4 inform against — Give information against (by way of accusation), denounce …

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  • 5 inform against — v. denounce; tell facts on someone by means of accusation, betray …

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  • 6 To inform against — Inform In*form , v. t. 1. To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is the bloody business which informs Thus to mine eyes. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To give intelligence or information; to tell. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 7 Inform — In*form , v. t. 1. To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is the bloody business which informs Thus to mine eyes. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To give intelligence or information; to tell. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 inform — I (betray) verb accuse, announce, bear witness against, betray the secret, break faith, break trust, charge, communicate, confess, declare, denounce, disclose, disclose intentionally, disclose secrets, divulge, expose, give over to the foe,… …

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  • 9 inform on — index betray (disclose), denounce (inform against), expose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 inform on — in ˈform on in ˈform a ˌgainst [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they inform on he/she/it informs on presen …

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  • 11 inform on — phrasal verb inform on or inform against [transitive] Word forms inform on : present tense I/you/we/they inform on he/she/it informs on present participle informing on past tense informed on past participle informed on inform on/against someone… …

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  • 12 inform on — Synonyms and related words: accuse, allege, arraign, article, babble, be indiscreet, be unguarded, bear witness against, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blow the whistle, blurt, blurt out, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring… …

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  • 13 inform — v. 1) (D; tr.) to inform about, of (we informed them of the incident) 2) (d; intr.) to inform against, on (he informed on his accomplices) 3) (L; must have an object) she informed them that she would come 4) (Q; must have an object) the thief… …

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  • 14 inform — verb (T) 1 to formally or officially tell someone about something or give them information: They thought it better to inform the police. | inform sb about/of: Please inform us of any change of address as soon as possible. | inform sb (that): We… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 inform — vb 1 Inform, animate, inspire, fire are comparable when they mean to infuse (a person or thing) with something (as a spirit, a principle, an idea, or a passion) that gives him or it effective power or an urge to action or activity. Sometimes,… …

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  • 16 Inform — In*form , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Informed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Informing}.] [OE. enformen, OF. enformer, F. informer. L. informare; pref. in in + formare to form, share, fr. forma form. See {Form}.] 1. To give form or share to; to give vital or… …

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  • 17 inform — in|form W2S2 [ınˈfo:m US o:rm] v [T] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: enformer, from Latin informare to give shape to , from forma; FORM1] 1.) to formally or officially tell someone about something or give them information inform sb …

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  • 18 inform — in|form [ ın fɔrm ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to officially tell someone something or give them information about something: We will inform you in writing if your application has been successful. inform someone of/about something: Please inform us …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 inform — in•form [[t]ɪnˈfɔrm[/t]] v. t. 1) to give or impart knowledge of a fact or circumstance to: We informed them of our arrival[/ex] 2) to supply (oneself) with knowledge of a matter or subject: She informed herself of all the pertinent facts[/ex] 3) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 inform — v. 1 tr. (usu. foll. by of, about, on, or that, how + clause) tell (informed them of their rights; informed us that the train was late). 2 intr. (usu. foll. by against, on) make an accusation. 3 tr. (usu. foll. by with) literary inspire or imbue… …

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