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Synonyms of inform in English:


  • 1 she informed him that she was ill
    tell, notify, apprise, advise, impart to, communicate to, let someone know;
    brief, prime, enlighten, send word to, give/supply information to
  • 2 he informed on two of the suspects
    denounce, give away, betray, incriminate, inculpate, report, finger;
    informalrat on/out, squeal on, tell on, blab on, tattle on, blow the whistle on, sell down the river, snitch on
  • 3 the articles were informed by feminism
    suffuse, pervade, permeate, infuse, imbue, inspire;
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