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Synonyms for proclaim
proʊˈkleɪm, prə-pro·claim

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proclaim

    To announce is to give intelligence of in some formal or public way. We may announce that which has occurred or that which is to occur, tho the word is chiefly used in the anticipative sense; we announce a book when it is in press, a guest when he arrives. We advertise our business, communicate our intentions, enunciate our views; we notify an individual, give notice to the public. Declare has often an authoritative force; to declare war is to cause war to be, where before there may have been only hostilities; we say declare war, proclaim peace. We propound a question or an argument, promulgate the views of a sect or party, or the decision of a court, etc. We report an interview, reveal a secret, herald the coming of some distinguished person or great event. Publish, in popular usage, is becoming closely restricted to the sense of issuing through the press; we announce a book that is to be published.

    Synonyms:
    advertise, announce, circulate, communicate, declare, enunciate, give notice (of), give out, herald, make known, notify, promulgate, propound, publish, report, reveal, say, spread abroad, state, tell

    Antonyms:
    bury, conceal, cover (up), hide, hush, keep back, keep secret, secrete, suppress, withhold

    Preposition:
    The event was announced to the family by telegraph.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proclaim

    Synonyms:
    announce, publish, promulgate, declare, enunciate, advertise, call out, report, utter

    Antonyms:
    repress, conceal, silentiate, obliviate, secrete

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proclaimverb

    declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles

    "He was proclaimed King"

    Synonyms:
    promulgate, predicate, extol, exclaim, laud, glorify, exalt

  2. proclaim, exclaim, promulgateverb

    state or announce

    "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"

    Synonyms:
    predicate, exclaim, cry, laud, outcry, extol, call out, shout, promulgate, glorify, exalt, cry out

  3. predicate, proclaimverb

    affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of

    "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"

    Synonyms:
    predicate, exclaim, laud, connote, extol, promulgate, glorify, exalt

  4. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaimverb

    praise, glorify, or honor

    "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

    Synonyms:
    enliven, laud, invigorate, thrill, transfigure, predicate, exalt, tickle pink, animate, exclaim, promulgate, inspire, exhilarate, inebriate, glorify, spiritualize, extol, beatify

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Editors Contribution

  1. exclaimed

    'i am not a communist ', he exclaimed

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. proclaimverb

    Synonyms:
    announce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "proclaim":

    declare, proclamation, announce

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How to use proclaim in a sentence?

  1. A. N. Wilson:

    Easter confronts us with a historical event set in time. We are faced with a story of an empty tomb, of a small group of men and women who were at one stage hiding for their lives and at the next were brave enough to face the full judicial persecution of the Roman Empire and proclaim their belief in a risen Christ.

  2. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54)

  3. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    What we’re not going to do is further proclaim this man’s pledges of allegiance to terrorist groups, and further his propaganda.

  4. José Ortega y Gasset:

    The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    We must once again openly profess our faith, our devotion to our families, and proclaim, unapologetically, the words, ‘ I am Mike Pompeo,'.


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