Definitions for proclaimproʊˈkleɪm, prə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proclaim

    prō-klām′, v.t. to cry aloud: to publish abroad: to announce officially.—ns. Proclaim′; Proclaim′ant; Proclaim′er; Proclamā′tion, the act of proclaiming: official notice given to the public.—Proclaimed district, a district in which some unusually strict law is brought into force by a form of proclamation. [Fr. proclamer—L. proclamārepro, out, clamāre, to cry.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proclaim in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proclaim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry George:

    He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.

  2. David Harris:

    It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.

  3. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Attention! Pundits!", Please offer the actual dimensions when you proclaim the; LONG AND SHORT OF IT.

  4. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.

  5. William Hutton:

    The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.

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