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English verb: proclaim

1. proclaim (communication) declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles

SamplesHe was proclaimed King.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody something

Broader (hypernym)entitle, title

2. proclaim (communication) state or announce

Samples`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed.
The King will proclaim an amnesty.

ExamplesThey proclaim that there was a traffic accident

Synonymsexclaim, promulgate

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

Broader (hypernym)declare

Narrower (hyponym)clarion, declare, trumpet

3. proclaim (communication) affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of

SamplesThe speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President.


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

Broader (hypernym)assert, asseverate, maintain

4. proclaim (communication) praise, glorify, or honor

SamplesExtol the virtues of one's children.
Glorify one's spouse's cooking.

Synonymsexalt, extol, glorify, laud

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

Broader (hypernym)praise

Narrower (hyponym)canonise, canonize, crack up, ensky, hymn

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