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Definition 1: utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy - [verb of communication]

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

  • `I won!' he exclaimed
  • `Help!' she cried
  • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

Synonyms for exclaim in the sense of this definition

(exclaim is a kind of ...) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

"She expressed her anger" "He uttered a curse"

(... is a kind of exclaim ) give a command to a horse to turn to the right side

(... is a kind of exclaim ) express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'

"They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"

(exclaim has a similar meaning as ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(exclaim has a similar meaning as ...) call out loudly, as of names or numbers

Definition 2: state or announce - [verb of communication]

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

  • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
  • The King will proclaim an amnesty

Synonyms for exclaim in the sense of this definition

(exclaim is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of exclaim ) proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against

"His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"

(... is a kind of exclaim ) proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet

"Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty"

(... is a kind of exclaim ) proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion

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