declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
"He was proclaimed King"
proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)
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, proclaim(verb)
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.
Origin: From proclamare, pro- (forth) + clamare (shout, cry out).
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.
It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.
Attention! Pundits!", Please offer the actual dimensions when you proclaim the; LONG AND SHORT OF IT.
Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
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- verkündigen, verkünden, erklärenGerman
- قبلا اعلام کردنPersian
- kuuluttaa, julistaaFinnish
- proclamer, déclarerFrench
- kunngjøre, kunngjere, proklamereNorwegian Nynorsk
- объяви́ть, провозглаша́ть, объявля́ть, провозгласи́тьRussian
- förkunna, proklameraSwedish
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