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English verb: cry out

1. cry out (communication) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy


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


Synonymscall out, cry, exclaim, outcry, shout


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Narrower (hyponym)aah, gee, ooh


Verb groupcall, call out, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell









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