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Engelsk navneord: cry

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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