HyperDic: exclaim

English > 2 senses of the word exclaim:
VERBcommunicationexclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shoututter aloud
communicationexclaim, proclaim, promulgatestate or announce
exclaim > pronunciation
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > exclaim: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey exclaim that there was a traffic accident
Example"'I won!' he exclaimed"
Synonymscry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout
NarrowergeeGive a command to a horse to turn to the right side
ooh, aahExpress admiration and pleasure by uttering 'ooh' or 'aah'
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
Similar tocall outcall out loudly / loudly, as of names or numbers
shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squallUtter a sudden loud cry
Spanishexclamar, gritar
Adjectivesexclamatorysudden and strong
Nounsexclamation, exclaimingan abrupt excited utterance
English > exclaim: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningstate or announce.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"'I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"
Synonymsproclaim, promulgate
Narrowerclarionproclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
declareproclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
trumpetproclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishexclamar, proclamar
Catalanexclamar, proclamar
Adjectivesexclamatorysudden and strong
Nounsexclamationan exclamatory rhetorical device

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