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English verb: call out

1. call 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.


ExamplesThey call out that there was a traffic accident


Synonymscry, cry out, 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

2. call out (communication) call out loudly, as of names or numbers


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)announce, denote


Narrower (hyponym)count off


Verb groupcall out, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout

3. call out (communication) challenge to a duel


SamplesAaron Burr called out Alexander Hamilton.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)challenge









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