English translation of बताना
बतानाPowered by COBUILD /batana/
Definitions and Translations
/batana, batAnA, bataanaa, batānā, btana, btAnA, btaanaa, btānā/
1. advise transitive verb
If you advise someone to do something, you tell them what you think they should do.
⇒ Could you advise me how to use this camera?
2. communicate transitive verb
If you communicate an idea or a feeling to someone, you make them aware of it.
⇒ I was having trouble communicating my feelings.
3. describe transitive verb
If you describe someone or something as a particular thing, you say that they are like that thing.
⇒ They described themselves as liberals.
4. divulge transitive verb
If you divulge a piece of information, you tell someone about it. [formal]
⇒ I do not want to divulge where the village is.
5. indicate transitive verb
If one thing indicates another, the first thing shows that the second is true or exists.
⇒ A survey has indicated that most retired people are independent and enjoying life.
6. let (in phrases)
If you let someone know something, you make sure that they know about it.
⇒ If you do want to go, please let me know.
7. narrate transitive verb
If you narrate a story, you tell it. [formal]
⇒ The book is narrated by Richard Papen.
8. point intransitive verb
If something points to a particular situation, it suggests that the situation exists or is likely to occur.
⇒ The report points to increased confidence in the industry.
9. point phrasal verb
If you point out a fact or mistake, you tell someone about it.
⇒ Critics point out that the prince should be paying tax.
10. quote transitive verb
If you quote something such as a law or a fact, you state it because it supports what you are saying.
⇒ She quoted statistics to show how well the economy was doing.
11. register transitive verb
If you register a feeling or opinion that you have, you make it clear to other people.
⇒ Her face registered her surprise.
12. say transitive verb
If something says something about a person, situation, or thing, it reveals something about them.
⇒ 'We regard good quality health care as a human right; it says something about the decency and fairness of our society,' he said.
13. show transitive verb
If you show someone how to do something, you do it yourself so that they can watch and learn how to do it.
⇒ Claire showed the children how to make a chocolate cake. ⇒ He has shown us a new way to look at these problems.
14. spell transitive verb
If something spells a particular result, it suggests that this will be the result.
⇒ Kids love this because it spells pure, simple fun.
15. suggest transitive verb
If you suggest that something is the case, you say something which you believe is the case.
⇒ I'm not suggesting that is what is happening.
16. tell transitive verb
If you tell someone something, you give them information.
⇒ They told us the dreadful news. ⇒ I told people what he had been doing.
17. tell transitive verb
If facts or events tell you something, they reveal certain information to you through ways other than speech.
⇒ The facts tell us that this is not true. ⇒ The photographs tell a different story.
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Translation of बताना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary