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cry



I - noun
1. a loud utterance;
often in protest or opposition (Freq. 13)
- the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
Syn:
outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation
Derivationally related forms:
shout (for: shout), yell (for: yell), call (for: call), outcry (for: outcry)
Hypernyms:
utterance, vocalization
Hyponyms:
bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering,
hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl, blue murder,
catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry,
halloo, hoot, hosanna, noise, scream, screaming,
shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, whoop, war cry,
war whoop, rallying cry, battle cry, yelling, shouting, yodel,
boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz,
snort, bird
2. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate) (Freq. 10)
- a cry of rage
- a yell of pain
Syn:
yell
Derivationally related forms:
yell (for: yell)
Hypernyms:
utterance, vocalization
Hyponyms:
complaint
3. a slogan used to rally support for a cause (Freq. 1)
- a cry to arms
- our watchword will be 'democracy'
Syn:
war cry, rallying cry, battle cry, watchword
Hypernyms:
motto, slogan, catchword, shibboleth
4. a fit of weeping (Freq. 1)
- had a good cry
Hypernyms:
effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullition
5. the characteristic utterance of an animal
- animal cries filled the night
Hypernyms:
sound
Hyponyms:
baa, bark, bay, bleat, bray,
cackle, caterwaul, caw, cheep, peep, cluck,
clucking, coo, crow, gobble, growl, growling,
honk, howl, meow, mew, miaou, miaow,
miaul, moo, neigh, nicker, whicker, whinny,
roar, yip, yelp, yelping

II - verb
1. utter a sudden loud cry (Freq. 17)
- she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
- I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me
Syn:
shout, shout out, call, yell, scream,
holler, hollo, squall
See Also:
call out (for: call), cry out
Derivationally related forms:
hollo (for: hollo), holler (for: holler), hollering (for: holler), scream (for: scream), screamer (for: scream), screaming (for: scream), yell (for: yell), yelling (for: yell), call (for: call), shout (for: shout), shouting (for: shout)
Hypernyms:
utter, emit, let out, let loose
Hyponyms:
hollo, hurrah, halloo, whoop, shriek,
shrill, pipe up, pipe, howl, ululate, wail,
roar, yawl, yaup, squawk, screak, skreak,
skreigh, screech
Verb Group:
call, exclaim, cry out, outcry, call out, shout
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
2. shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain (Freq. 12)
- 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
Syn:
weep
Ant:
laugh
Derivationally related forms:
weeper (for: weep), weeping (for: weep), crier, crying
Hypernyms:
express emotion, express feelings
Hyponyms:
wail, whimper, mewl, pule, bawl,
bawl, sob, snivel, sniffle, blubber,
blub, snuffle
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
3. utter aloud;
often with surprise, horror, or joy (Freq. 11)
- 'I won!' he exclaimed
- 'Help!' she cried
- 'I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
Syn:
exclaim, cry out, outcry, call out, shout
Derivationally related forms:
shout (for: shout), exclamatory (for: exclaim), exclamation (for: exclaim), exclaiming (for: exclaim)
Hypernyms:
express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
Hyponyms:
gee, ooh, aah
Verb Group:
call out, shout, shout out, call, yell,
scream, holler, hollo, squall
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- They cry that there was a traffic accident
4. proclaim or announce in public (Freq. 2)
- before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news
- He cried his merchandise in the market square
Syn:
blazon out
Derivationally related forms:
crier
Hypernyms:
announce, denote
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
5. demand immediate action
- This situation is crying for attention
Hypernyms:
want, need, require
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
6. utter a characteristic sound
- The cat was crying
Hypernyms:
utter, emit, let out, let loose
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- You can hear animals cry in the meadows
- The meadows cry with animals
7. bring into a particular state by crying
- The little boy cried himself to sleep
Derivationally related forms:
crying
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Verb Group:
weep
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody PP

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