[ verb ] impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
"I informed him of his rights"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
`` But I believe if people were better informed on this question , most_of them would oppose it also .(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Just before game time , Robinson 's pretty wife , Connie informed him that an addition to the family can be expected late next summer .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Last week , when Royal was informed that three Longhorns were among the conference 's top four in rushing , he said : `` That won't last long '' .(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
Parents should be informed about this system and encouraged to do the same with the whole family at home .(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
If Depew had told any academic psychologist that he had a weird feeling of having lived through that identical convention session at some time in the past , he would have been informed that he was a victim of deja_vu .
communicate tell explain teach tell announce indicate report testify indicate acquaint warn introduce indicate prompt advise report fill_in volunteer remonstrate report disabuse understate misinform denounce regret narrate familiarize update inoculate warn wise_up instruct nark undeceive data witness informant informing
[ verb ] give character or essence to
"The principles that inform modern teaching"
Used in print(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)
It is not the details of Utopian communism that make Utopia modern , it is the spirit , the attitude of mind that informs those details .