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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. screamverb

    To call is to send out the voice in order to attract another's attention, either by word or by inarticulate utterance. Animals call their mates, or their young; a man calls his dog, his horse, etc. The sense is extended to include summons by bell, or any signal. To shout is to call or exclaim with the fullest volume of sustained voice; to scream is to utter a shriller cry; to shriek or to yell refers to that which is louder and wilder still. We shout words; in screaming, shrieking, or yelling there is often no attempt at articulation. To bawl is to utter senseless, noisy cries, as of a child in pain or anger. Bellow and roar are applied to the utterances of animals, and only contemptuously to those of persons. To clamor is to utter with noisy iteration; it applies also to the confused cries of a multitude. To vociferate is commonly applied to loud and excited speech where there is little besides the exertion of voice. In exclaiming, the utterance may not be strikingly, tho somewhat, above the ordinary tone and pitch; we may exclaim by mere interjections, or by connected words, but always by some articulate utterance. To ejaculate is to throw out brief, disconnected, but coherent utterances of joy, regret, and especially of appeal, petition, prayer; the use of such devotional utterances has received the special name of "ejaculatory prayer." To cry out is to give forth a louder and more excited utterance than in exclaiming or calling; one often exclaims with sudden joy as well as sorrow; if he cries out, it is oftener in grief or agony. In the most common colloquial usage, to cry is to express grief or pain by weeping or sobbing. One may exclaim, cry out, or ejaculate with no thought of others' presence; when he calls, it is to attract another's attention.

    Synonyms:
    bawl, bellow, call, clamor, cry (out), ejaculate, exclaim, roar, shout, shriek, vociferate, yell

    Antonyms:
    be silent, be still, hark, hearken, hush, list, listen

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scream

    Synonyms:
    screech, shriek, yell

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingnoun

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

    Synonyms:
    screaming, belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, screech, shriek, shrieking, riot, screeching, wow, thigh-slapper

  2. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screamingnoun

    a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

    "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"

    Synonyms:
    thigh-slapper, screaming, belly laugh, howler, screech, shriek, shrieking, riot, screeching, wow, sidesplitter

  3. belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riotverb

    a joke that seems extremely funny

    Synonyms:
    public violence, shrieking, orgy, screech, debauch, rioting, thigh-slapper, riot, howler, debauchery, bacchanal, screeching, belly laugh, drunken revelry, saturnalia, sidesplitter, howler monkey, shriek, guffaw, bacchanalia, wow, screaming

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    predict, forebode, prognosticate, grouse, wawl, promise, phone, yell, blazon out, abuse, shout out, bellyache, clapperclaw, vociferate, cry, call in, 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

  5. yell, screamverb

    utter or declare in a very loud voice

    "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"

    Synonyms:
    squall, cry, shout out, holler, hollo, yell, shout, call

  6. screamverb

    make a loud, piercing sound

    "Fighter planes are screaming through the skies"

    Synonyms:
    squall, cry, shout out, holler, hollo, yell, shout, call

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. screamverb

    Synonyms:
    shriek, screech, cry out (in a shrill voice)

  2. screamnoun

    Synonyms:
    shriek, screech, yell, outcry, shrill cry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. screamnoun

    Synonyms:
    shriek, screech, yell, outcry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scream":

    yell, cree, shout, screaming, cri, yelling, shouting, cry, howl, holler, screams

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How to use scream in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Peruto:

    They expired from what he called ‘punishments,’ he expected them to be completely obedient and carry his babies in a basement of a row house where he had no need to hear them scream or complain. He administered these ‘punishments’ through beatings and electric shocks. He would call them weak. But his intention wasn’t to kill them. He wanted to train them to have a perfect race in his basement. He wanted to have babies and raise them with no other contact from the outside world. That’s what he kept repeating during their captivity.

  2. Johanna Satekge:

    I realized there was someone in the house and when I started to scream, he took out a gun, he was not alone, there were three. I was raped and they ran away.

  3. Caitlin Robinson:

    On many occasions there were times he would scream obscenities, whether it be about Hitler or racial slurs.

  4. Wade Chessman:

    I'd probably scream like a little girl and call them.

  5. Mitch Hedberg:

    Fish are always eating other fish. If fish could scream, the ocean would be loud as shit. You would not want to submerge your head, nothing but fish going "Ahhh, fuck! I thought I looked like that rock!

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