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Verb: inform  in'form
  1. Impart or communicate information or knowledge (to someone)
    "I informed him of his rights"
  2. Give character or essence to
    "The principles that inform modern teaching"
  3. Act as an informer
    "She had informed on her own parents for years"

Derived forms: informs, informing, informed

Type of: alter, change, communicate, intercommunicate, modify

Encyclopedia: Inform