informing

Definitions of informing
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n to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)

Synonyms:
ratting
Type of:
disclosure, revealing, revelation
the speech act of making something evident

n a speech act that conveys information

Synonyms:
making known
Examples:
Emergency Alert System
a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA; enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events
Types:
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apprisal, notification, telling
informing by words
divine revelation, revelation
communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
intro, introduction, presentation
formally making a person known to another or to the public
briefing
detailed instructions, as for a military operation
account, report
the act of informing by verbal report
warning
a message informing of danger
summarisation, summarization
the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
indirect discourse
a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")
direct discourse, direct quotation
a report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g., "he said `I am a fool'")
notice
advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract
warning
notification of something, usually in advance
debut
the presentation of a debutante in society
reintroduction
an act of renewed introduction
megillah
(Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account
debriefing
report of a mission or task
anecdote
short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
narration, recital, yarn
the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
comment, gossip, scuttlebutt
a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
wake-up call
a warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected
alarmism
needless warnings
alert, alerting
a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
caution, caveat
a warning against certain acts
false alarm
a warning that is given about something that fails to occur
forewarning, premonition
an early warning about a future event
heads-up
a warning message
strategic warning
(military) a warning prior to the start of a threatening act
tactical warning
(military) a warning after the initiation of a hostile act
threat
a warning that something unpleasant is imminent
Type of:
speech act
the use of language to perform some act

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