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Definitions and Synonyms of cry for | Another word for cry for | What is cry for?

Definition 1: need badly or desperately - [verb of stative]

Samples where cry for or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This question cries out for an answer

Synonyms for cry for in the sense of this definition

(cry for is a kind of ...) require as useful, just, or proper

"It takes nerve to do what she did" "success usually requires hard work" "This job asks a lot of patience and skill" "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice" "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert" "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

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