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1. cry (om kommunikation) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)call, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

Mindre specifikke termerutterance, vocalization

Mere specifikke termerbattle cry, bellow, bellowing, bird, blue murder, boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, halloo, hiss, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, hoot, hoot, hosanna, hue and cry, noise, rallying cry, raspberry, razz, razzing, roar, roaring, scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shouting, shriek, shrieking, snort, war cry, war whoop, whoop, yelling, yodel, yowl

2. cry (om kommunikation) a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA cry of rage.
A yell of pain.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)yell

Mindre specifikke termerutterance, vocalization

Mere specifikke termercomplaint

3. cry (om kommunikation) a slogan used to rally support for a cause

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA cry to arms.
Our watchword will be `democracy'.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle cry, rallying cry, war cry, watchword

Mindre specifikke termercatchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan

4. cry (om kommunikation) a fit of weeping

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHad a good cry.

Mindre specifikke termerblowup, ebullition, effusion, gush, outburst

5. cry (om begivenhed) the characteristic utterance of an animal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAnimal cries filled the night.

Mindre specifikke termersound

Mere specifikke termerbaa, bark, bay, bleat, bray, cackle, caterwaul, caw, cheep, cluck, clucking, coo, crow, gobble, growl, growling, honk, howl, meow, mew, miaou, miaow, miaul, moo, neigh, nicker, peep, roar, whicker, whinny, yelp, yelping, yip

Engelsk udsagnsord: cry

1. cry (om kommunikation) utter a sudden loud cry

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle.
I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)call, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termeremit, let loose, let out, utter

Mere specifikke termerhalloo, hollo, howl, hurrah, pipe, pipe up, roar, screak, screech, shriek, shrill, skreak, skreigh, squawk, ululate, wail, whoop, yaup, yawl

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcall, call out, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout

2. cry (i anatomi) shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)weep

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerexpress emotion, express feelings

Mere specifikke termerbawl, blub, blubber, mewl, pule, sniffle, snivel, snuffle, sob, tear, wail, whimper

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcry

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)express joy, express mirth, laugh

3. cry (om kommunikation) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning`I won!' he exclaimed.
`Help!' she cried.
`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey cry that there was a traffic accident

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)call out, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termerexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Mere specifikke termeraah, gee, ooh

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcall, call out, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

4. cry (om kommunikation) proclaim or announce in public

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBefore we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news.
He cried his merchandise in the market square.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blazon out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerannounce, denote

5. cry (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) demand immediate action

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis situation is crying for attention.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termerneed, require, want

6. cry (om kommunikation) utter a characteristic sound

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cat was crying.

Eksempler på anvendelseYou can hear animals cry in the meadows, The meadows cry with animals

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termeremit, let loose, let out, utter

7. cry (i anatomi) bring into a particular state by crying

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe little boy cried himself to sleep.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP

Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcry, weep

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