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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aloud, out loudadverb

    using the voice; not silently

    "please read the passage aloud"; "he laughed out loud"

  2. loudly, loud, aloudadverb

    with relatively high volume

    "the band played loudly"; "she spoke loudly and angrily"; "he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him"; "cried aloud for help"


  1. aloudadverb

    With a loud voice, or great noise; loudly; audibly.

  2. aloudadverb

    Audibly, as opposed to silent, as in speaking aloud rather than thinking thoughts privately.

  3. aloudadjective

    Spoken out loud.

  4. Etymology: From aloud,, equivalent to or.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Aloudadverb

    Loudly; with a strong voice; with a great noise.

    Etymology: from a and loud.

    Strangled he lies! yet seems to cry aloud,
    To warn the mighty, and instruct the proud;
    That of the great, neglecting to be just,
    Heav’n in a moment makes an heap of dust. Edmund Waller.

    Then heav’n’s high monarch thund’red thrice aloud,
    And thrice he shook aloft a golden cloud. John Dryden, Æneid vii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aloudadverb

    with a loud voice, or great noise; loudly; audibly

  2. Etymology: [Pref. a- + loud.]


  1. Aloud

    Aloud is an American, Boston-based indie rock band known for its songwriting and vocal prowess as well as using a two lead singer approach. Founded in 2002 by Jen de la Osa and Henry Beguiristain, the group is rounded out by bassist/backing vocalist Charles Murphy and drummer Frank Hegyi. In 2006, Aloud created the Lemon Merchant Records label to release their own music and have been played on over 100 college radio stations around the United States. Aloud is currently touring the United States in support of their third studio album Exile.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aloud

    a-lowd′, adv. with a loud voice: loudly. [Prep. a (—A.S. on), and hlúd, noise; Ger. laut.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aloud in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aloud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of aloud in a Sentence

  1. Noor Salman:

    Salman's defense attorneys argued those statements weren't accurate. On March 20, the mother of Mateen's friend, known only by the nickname Nemo, testified in court. She discussed the pair's relationship, and told the court her son was working that night in Washington, D.C., and had not been with Seddique Mateen. Jurors got a deeper look into Mateen's past on March 21 as they searched through Seddique Mateen browser history, which includedISIS propaganda and beheading videos. They also flipped through photos taken inside Seddique Mateen Florida home. Final text messages between the couple were then read aloud in court. Noor Salman texted Seddique Mateen twice during Seddique Mateen hours-long standoff with police, asking, Where are you ? Seddique Mateen responded, You heard what happened. ???? Noor Salman replied. What happened ?! Noor Salman texted. I love you babe, Seddique Mateen wrote in Seddique Mateen last text message at 4:29 a.m. Habibi what happened ?! Noor Salman wrote, using an Arabic term of endearment. Your mom said that she said to come over and you never did. On March 22, jurors watched security footage of Noor Salman standing by Noor Salman husband's side -- with their young son close by -- as Seddique Mateen bought ammunition at Walmart. I knew Seddique Mateen was preparing for Jihad when Seddique Mateen bought the rifle, was going to the range to shoot, was spending a lot of money and bought the ammunition, i saw these things as a green light for Seddique Mateen to do an act of violence. On March 24, lawyers revealed that Mateen's dad was a secret FBI informant for more than a decade -- a revelation that led to immediate calls by the defense for a mistrial. Seddique Mateen was a FBI confidential human source at various points in time between January 2005 and June 2016.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.

  3. Robertson Davies:

    If I had my way books would not be written in English, but in an exceedingly difficult secret language that only skilled professional readers and story-tellers could interpret. Then people like you would have to go to public halls and pay good prices to hear the professionals decode and read the books aloud for you. This plan would have the advantage of scaring off all amateur authors, retired politicians, country doctors and I-Married-a-Midget writers who would not have the patience to learn the secret language.

  4. Richard Katskee:

    The District, the students and Kennedy himself all understood that when he prayed aloud, at the 50-yard line, with the team, at the end of games, he did so as a coach.

  5. Mayor Todor Popov:

    I am tired to hear that Pazardzhik is the town of the burqas. We want to say aloud that we are not that, but a town of responsible people and we will be associated with other achievements.

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