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Definition 1: the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this) - [noun denoting event]

(bleat is a kind of ...) the characteristic utterance of an animal

"animal cries filled the night"

Definition 2: cry plaintively - [verb of communication]

Samples where bleat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lambs were bleating

Synonyms for bleat in the sense of this definition

(bleat is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 3: talk whiningly - [verb of communication]

(bleat is a kind of ...) express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

"My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

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