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  1. proclaim or announce in public; "before we had newspapers, a town cryer would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. demand immediate action; "This situation is crying for attention" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a fit of weeping; "had a good cry" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. bring into a particular state by crying; "The little boy cried himself to sleep" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. utter a characteristic sound; "The cat was crying" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. To make a loud call or cry; to call or exclaim vehemently or earnestly; to shout; to vociferate; to proclaim; to pray; to implore. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To utter lamentations; to lament audibly; to express pain, grief, or distress, by weeping and sobbing; to shed tears; to bawl, as a child. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by crying or weeping; as, to cry one's self to sleep. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. To make oral and public proclamation of; to declare publicly; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially things lost or found, goods to be sold, ets.; as, to cry goods, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. to publish the banns of, as for marriage. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. A loud utterance; especially, the inarticulate sound produced by one of the lower animals; as, the cry of hounds; the cry of wolves. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. Outcry; clamor; tumult; popular demand. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. Any expression of grief, distress, etc., accompanied with tears or sobs; a loud sound, uttered in lamentation. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Loud expression of triumph or wonder or of popular acclamation or favor. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. Importunate supplication. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Public advertisement by outcry; proclamation, as by hawkers of their wares. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. Common report; fame. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. A word or phrase caught up by a party or faction and repeated for effect; as, the party cry of the Tories. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. A pack of hounds. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. A pack or company of persons; -- in contempt. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. The crackling noise made by block tin when it is bent back and forth. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. To call aloud; to complain or appeal loudly; exclaim vehemently; shed tears. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. To utter loudly and publicly in giving notice; to affect or cause by weeping. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. Loud or passionate utterance; as, a cry of fear, pain, triumph; etc.; demand; as, the cry for liberty; report; the characteristic call of an animal; a fit of weeping. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  34. Cried. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  35. Crying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  36. 1. A loud inarticulate vocal utterance. 2. To make a loud vocal sound. 3. To weep. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  37. To utter a shrill loud sound. esp. one expressive of pain or grief: to lament: to weep: to bawl. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. To utter loudly: to proclaim or make public:-pa.t. and pa.p. cried. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. Any loud sound: particular sound uttered by an animal: bawling: lamentation: weeping: prayer: clamor:-pl. CRIES. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  40. CRIER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  41. To be in the act of giving birth to a child: sometimes followed by out. Shak. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  42. A loud sound; shrill call. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  43. To call aloud; bawl; weep. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  44. To utter loudly; proclaim. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  45. To utter loudly; shout out; proclaim. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  46. To call loudly; shout. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  47. To utter lamentations; weep. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  48. A loud call; shout; yell. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. The act of weeping. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. Advertisement by outcry; proclamation; public demand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. A loud or vehement sound, especially of weeping or lamentation; call; exclamation of triumph, wonder, or other passion; shout; proclamation; public notice, as by a hawker of his wares; bitter complaint of oppression and injustice; rumour; party call; the sound or voice of irrational animals; expression of joy, fright, alarm, or want; a pack of dogs; a pack. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  52. To proclaim loudly and publicly in giving notice. To cry down, to decry; to depreciate. To cry up, to praise; to applaud. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  53. To call loudly or vehemently or importunately; to utter a loud voice in weeping; to weep or lament; to proclaim; to bawl; to squall; to yelp. To cry against, to exclaim with a loud voice, by way of reproof, threatening, or censure. To cry out, to exclaim; to vociferate; to clamour. To cry out against, to complain loudly, with a view to censure; to blame. To cry to, to implore. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  54. To utter a loud voice; to speak or call loudly; to utter a voice in weeping or sorrow; to lament; to squall as a child; to proclaim. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  55. kr[=i], v.i. to utter a shrill loud sound, esp. one expressive of pain or grief: to lament: to weep: to bawl.--v.t. to utter loudly: to proclaim or make public:--pa.t. and pa.p. cried.--n. any loud sound, esp. of grief or pain: a fit of weeping: a pack of hounds, hence of people: particular sound uttered by an animal: bawling: lamentation: prayer: clamour:--pl. CRIES.--ns. CR[=I]'ER; CRY'ING, act of calling loudly: weeping.--adj. calling loudly: claiming notice: notorious.--CRY AGAINST, to protest against; CRY DOWN, to condemn: to decry; CRY OFF, to withdraw from a bargain; CRY ON, to call upon: to invoke; CRY UP, to praise: extol.--A FAR CRY, a great distance; GREAT CRY AND LITTLE WOOL, appearance without reality: much ado about nothing; HUE AND CRY (see HUE); IN FULL CRY, in full pursuit, used of dogs in hunt; WITHIN CRY OF, within hearing distance. [Fr. crier--L. quirit[=a]re, to scream--freq. of L. queri, to lament.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  56. Clamor, Boe, (F.) Cri. The sound of the unarticulated voice. The native voice, which the idiot and deaf possess equally with the man of genius and hearing. The cry of the new-born child has been called Vagitus, (F.) Vagissement. We say, "A cry of joy, of pleasure, of pain," &c., according to the expression which it may convey to the hearer. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  57. A sudden loud, and usually shrill, vocal sound. Epileptic c., the c. like the roar of a beast made by an epileptic at the onset of a paroxysm. Hydrocephalic c., a single loud, involuntary c. uttered by patients during the period of invasion of acute tuberculous meningitis. na
  58. Loud inarticulate utterance of grief, pain, fear, joy, &c.; loud excited utterance of words; appeal, entreaty; proclamation of wares to be sold in streets; rumour; voice of the public; watchword, as war-c., battle-c.; fit of weeping; yelping of hounds (also fig.), as full c. (pursuit); within c., within calling distance (of); a jar c., a long way; c.-baby, one who cries childishly. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  59. Utter loudly, exclaim, (with sentence as object, or that); make loud utterance, as c. out, c. to. (person &c.); announce for sale, as c. muffins; c. stinking fish, condenm one\'s own wares; weep (bitter tears, one\'s heart out, oneself to sleep, or abs.); (of animals, esp. birds) make loud call; (of hounds) yelp; ask for; cry down, disparage; c. off, withdraw from bargain; c. up, praise, extol; c. CRAVEN; c. halves, claim share (in); c. QUARTER, QUITS; c. shame upon, protest against (act, person). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  60. The characteristic sound produced in weeping. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  61. Any vocal sound other than that of articulate speech or of laughing, soughing, etc., especially a sudden, shrieklike sound. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  62. [Fr., L.] Afar, a long way. A C. of players = company; a C. originally = a pack of hounds. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  63. n. A loud utterance; especially, the inarticulate sound made by an animal or child; scream; yell; —outcry; clamour; loud expression of triumph, pain, or distress; —acclamation; expression of popular favour; —an importunate call, as in entreaty or prayer; —public report or complaint; noise; bruit; proclamation; —the noise made by hounds on the scent; —the shedding of tears. Cabinet Dictionary
  64. Lamentation, shriek, scream; weeping, mourning; clamour, outcry; exclamation of triumph or wonder; proclamation; the hawkers proclamation of wares, as the cries of London; acclamation, popular favour; voice, utterance, manner of vocal expression; importunate call; yelping of dogs; yell, inarticulate noise; a pack of dogs. Complete Dictionary

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