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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.

    Etymology: From aloud, , equivalent to or .

  2. aloudadverb

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

    Etymology: From aloud, , equivalent to or .

  3. aloudadjective

    Spoken out loud.

    Etymology: From aloud, , equivalent to or .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aloudadverb

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

    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. Dante:

    The heaven that rolls around cries aloud to you while it displays its eternal beauties, and yet your eyes are fixed upon the earth alone.

  2. Senator Soaper:

    Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.

  3. Johnson:

    The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain.

  4. Unknown:

    The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”

  5. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it.

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