Definitions for proclaim
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word proclaim.
declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
"He was proclaimed King"
proclaim, exclaim, promulgateverb
state or announce
"`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
"The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"
laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaimverb
praise, glorify, or honor
"extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
To excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe.
To announce or declare.
Etymology: From proclamare, pro- (forth) + clamare (shout, cry out).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: proclamo, Lat. proclamer, Fr.
When thou comest nigh unto a city to fight against it, proclaim peace unto it. Deut. xx. 10.
I proclaim a liberty for you, saith the Lord, to the sword and to the pestilence. Jer. xxxiv. 17.
With trumpet’s sound, throughout the host proclaim
A solemn council. John Milton.
While in another’s name you peace declare,
Princess, you in your own proclaim a war. Dryden.
She to the palace led her guest,
Then offer’d incense, and proclaim’d a feast. Dryden.
Some profligate wretches, were the apprehensions of punishments or shame taken away, would as openly proclaim their atheism, as their lives do. John Locke.
While the deathless muse
Shall sing the just, shall o’er their head diffuse
Perfumes with lavish hand, she shall proclaim
Thy crimes alone. Matthew Prior.
I heard myself proclaimed. William Shakespeare.
to make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare; as, to proclaim war or peace
to outlaw by public proclamation
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. proclamāre—pro, out, clamāre, to cry.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'proclaim' in Verbs Frequency: #965
The numerical value of proclaim in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of proclaim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54)
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.
Laws disarming honest citizens proclaim that the government is the master, not the servant, of the people.
When psychologically unfit form the majority in any sect, and yet proclaim to be the only fittest, will not only be a threat to the existence of the sane minority, but are surely catastrophic for the human race as a whole!”- Ramana Pemmaraju
I don’t think anyone will ever take Billy’s place. But we can all, in our own way, follow Franklin Graham example and proclaim the same Gospel as Franklin Graham did, franklin Graham served God’s purpose for Franklin Graham generation and then Franklin Graham died.
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- erklären, verkünden, verkündigenGerman
- قبلا اعلام کردنPersian
- kuuluttaa, julistaaFinnish
- déclarer, proclamerFrench
- kunngjøre, kunngjere, proklamereNorwegian Nynorsk
- провозгласи́ть, объявля́ть, провозглаша́ть, объяви́тьRussian
- förkunna, proklameraSwedish
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