inform verb

ADV. merely, simply I am not advising you. I am merely informing you of the situation. | regularly | immediately | officially | personally | kindly, politely Next time you decide to take some action, kindly inform me. | bluntly ‘I won't do it!’ she informed him bluntly. | coldly, coolly

VERB + INFORM be pleased to | regret to I regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful in your application. | be required to The clinic is required to inform the patient about possible alternative treatments.

PREP. about efforts to inform young people about the dangers of drugs | of We will immediately inform you of any changes to the programme.