Definition of inform :
1. To communicate a knowledge of facts to, by way of accusation; to warn against anybody.
2. To communicate knowledge to; to make known to; to acquaint; to advise; to instruct; to tell; to notify; to enlighten; - usually followed by of.
3. To give form or share to; to give vital ororganizing power to; to give life to; to imbue and actuate with vitality; to animate; to mold; to figure; to fashion.
4. To give intelligence or information; to tell.
5. To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear.
6. Without regular form; shapeless; ugly; deformed.
propound, claim, acquaint, express, specify, denounce, sell out, assure, avow, squeal, snitch, maintain, assert, fink, implicate, teach, affirm, apprise, betray, swear, pronounce, state, declare, say, predicate, certify, finger, sing, stool, enlighten, blab, tip, testify, knowledge, tattle, talk, asseverate, rat, educate, squawk, allege, avouch, protest, tell, aver, law, set forth, depose
advise (part of speech: verb)
- I suppose you will inform Mrs Hartshorne of her daughter's marriage? - "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.
- It may interest the reader to know that Socialists of the highest authority inform us that in the new state women would be called upon to work. - "The Red Conspiracy", Joseph J. Mereto.
- It is more just that I should inform you, since you are going to marry into the family." - "Man and Maid", Elinor Glyn.