Synonyms for cry
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cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationnoun
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, watchwordnoun
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, squallverb
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, shoutverb
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 outverb
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"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
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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
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I have to laugh because otherwise I may cry.
I heard that cry and that was like music to my ears as a parent because he was going to be all right.
I was so happy. I couldn’t even cry for hours. I was in shock, i know Stephen. He wouldn’t have been in that road. He had his phone on him. He would have called.
You might understand if I don't cry my eyes out.
It has gathered a head of steam, yes, with folks who are feeling upset about vaccine restrictions or mandates, having to wear a mask, but it's also been a gathering point and rallying cry for many who are just angry with government in general. And so it is unclear how this ends, and what would make everyone happy so that they go away and stop protesting. We're not sure.
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