cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation(noun)
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
"a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
war cry, rallying cry, battle cry, cry, watchword(noun)
a slogan used to rally support for a cause
"a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
a fit of weeping
"had a good cry"
the characteristic utterance of an animal
"animal cries filled the night"
shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall(verb)
utter a sudden loud cry
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
predict, forebode, prognosticate, grouse, wawl, promise, phone, yell, blazon out, abuse, shout out, bellyache, clapperclaw, vociferate, call in, scream, holler, gripe, call up, blackguard, call off, squawk, foretell, weep, exclaim, send for, outcry, address, visit, shout, beef, name, waul, hollo, call, bitch, squall, bid, crab, ring, call out, cry out, holler out, telephone, anticipate
shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
"She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"
exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
"`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
cry, blazon out(verb)
proclaim or announce in public
"before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square"
demand immediate action
"This situation is crying for attention"
utter a characteristic sound
"The cat was crying"
bring into a particular state by crying
"The little boy cried himself to sleep"
'i am not a communist ', he exclaimedSubmitted by rinat on August 11, 2019
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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
exclamation, ejaculation, acclamation, outcry, clamor, vociferation, yoicks, scream, shriek, howl, yell, proclamation, slogan, shibboleth, halloo, whoop, hoot, crying, weeping, wail, lamentation, mewl, plaint whimpering
How to use cry in a sentence?
We locked our apartment when we left. The looters wouldn't have been able to walk in, so they broke the door down, you go in and it's not that you want to cry, it's more that you get silent and numb from everything you see. The pain, it clenches inside you.
(Teenagers) are discovering who they are, and at that stage they are confused and vulnerable, if they have to, they will go outside the family to find a shoulder to cry on. They trust that person and they should not.
I like cooking, maybe because for me it is actually quite an aggressive and controlling activity so it fits my character quite well. Moreover there is sometimes a small element of force-feeding going on after I cook, I care nothing for people who cry out NO MORE! Yes its true cooking for me is a little like going to war. It is entered into with a total abandonment of reason and a lack of safety of everyone around!
I feel like I want to cry because you never want to see your business closing, but everyone is healthy and we don't want them to get sick. It could get worse. So for the health of everybody, we made the decision (to close), but it wasn't easy at all.
prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into
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