Definitions for proclaimproʊˈkleɪm, prə-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. proclaim(verb)

    declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles

    "He was proclaimed King"

  2. proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)

    state or announce

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

  3. predicate, proclaim(verb)

    affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of

    "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"

  4. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim(verb)

    praise, glorify, or honor

    "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

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  1. proclaim(Verb)

    To excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe.

  2. proclaim(Verb)

    To announce or declare.

  3. Origin: From proclamare, pro- (forth) + clamare (shout, cry out).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Proclaim(verb)

    to make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare; as, to proclaim war or peace

  2. Proclaim(verb)

    to outlaw by public proclamation

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proclaim' in Verbs Frequency: #965


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