What does aloud mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aloud, out loud(adverb)

    using the voice; not silently

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

  2. loudly, loud, aloud(adverb)

    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. aloud(Adverb)

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

  2. aloud(Adverb)

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

  3. aloud(Adjective)

    Spoken out loud.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aloud(adverb)

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

  2. Origin: [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.]

How to pronounce aloud?

  1. Alex
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How to say aloud in sign language?

  1. aloud


  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. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. English Proverb:

    Success is blind and deaf. Its doesn't care about your riches or poverty even if you cry aloud. Success only speaks when you achieve it. _Mehraj Mubarak

Images & Illustrations of aloud

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