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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry out for, cry forverb

    need badly or desperately

    "This question cries out for an answer"

Wiktionary

  1. cry out forverb

    To be in urgent need (of)

    Etymology: cry + out + for

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cry out for in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cry out for in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cry out for in a Sentence

  1. Ronald Reagan:

    Parents cry out for help, many through letters to me, but a president can only do so much.

  2. Juda Engelmayer:

    In reversing the conviction of Bill Cosbys, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has demonstrated, once again, that no matter who a defendant may be and no matter the nature of the alleged crime, courts can be relied upon to follow the law and come to the correct decision, this decision also reaffirms Read MoreWeinstein reps confidence that the Appellate Division in New York will reach the similarly correct decision in Harvey Weinstein appeal, considering the abundance of issues that cry out for a reversal.

  3. Joey Hansen:

    It was a cry out for help, i just hope that he gets the help he needs and goes on to be happy with himself.

  4. Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002:

    The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.

  5. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    The dead cannot cry out for justice it is a duty of the living to do so for them.

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