exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
"`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)
state or announce
"`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
Exclamation; outcry, clamor.
To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.
Origin: From exclamer, from exclamare, from ex- + clamare.
to cry out from earnestness or passion; to utter with vehemence; to call out or declare loudly; to protest vehemently; to vociferate; to shout; as, to exclaim against oppression with wonder or astonishment; "The field is won!" he exclaimed
Origin: [L. exclamare, exclamatum; ex + clamare to cry out; cf. OF. exclamer. See Clam.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-klām′, v.i. to cry out: to utter or speak vehemently.—n. an exclamation, outcry.—n. Exclamā′tion, vehement utterance: outcry: an uttered expression of surprise, and the like: the mark expressing this (!): an interjection.—adjs. Exclam′ative, Exclam′atory, containing or expressing exclamation. [Fr. exclamer—L. exclamāre, -ātum—ex, out, clamāre, to shout.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'exclaim' in Verbs Frequency: #1049
The numerical value of exclaim in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of exclaim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You urge time when you are expecting your salary, you urge time when you want to meet your beloved, you urge time when you wish to see your children grow up. And when time is urged, you astonishly exclaim! Maybe this is the true theory of relativity..
One day mankind will create a telescope so powerful that we can peer so far into the heavens that we will find ourselves looking up our own ass. We will turn to one another and exclaim, aliens? And they will say no assholes there are no aliens just assholes.
Images & Illustrations of exclaim
Translations for exclaim
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for exclaim »
Find a translation for the exclaim definition in other languages:
Select another language: