Noun informing has 2 senses
  1. informing, ratting - to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)
    --1 is a kind of disclosure, revelation, revealing
    Derived form: verb inform3
  2. informing, making known - a speech act that conveys information
    --2 is a kind of speech act
    --2 has particulars:
     telling, apprisal, notification; revelation; presentation, introduction, intro; briefing; report, account; warning
    Derived form: verb inform1
,Verb inform has 3 senses
  1. inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
    --1 is one way to
    communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun information2, noun information1, noun information3, noun informant2, noun informant1, noun informing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. inform - give character or essence to; "The principles that inform modern teaching"
    --2 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. inform - act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years"
    --3 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun informer1, noun informing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP