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Definition 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

Synonyms for shout in the sense of this definition

(shout is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

(... is a kind of shout ) a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

(... is a kind of shout ) uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement

(... is a kind of shout ) a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle

(... is a kind of shout ) a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement

(... is a kind of shout ) sharp piercing cry

"her screaming attracted the neighbors"

(... is a kind of shout ) a loud outcry of protest or complaint

"the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise" "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"

(... is a kind of shout ) a cry of praise or adoration (to God)

(... is a kind of shout ) a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)

(... is a kind of shout ) a shout to attract attention

"he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"

(... is a kind of shout ) loud and persistent outcry from many people

"he ignored the clamor of the crowd"

(... is a kind of shout ) a cry expressing disapproval

(... is a kind of shout ) an extravagantly loud outcry

"she screamed blue murder"

(... is a kind of shout ) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

"his bellow filled the hallway"

(... is a kind of shout ) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Definition 2: utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking) - [verb of communication]

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

  • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

(shout is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

(... is a kind of shout ) utter or declare in a very loud voice

"You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"

(... is a kind of shout ) shout out

"He hollered out to surrender our weapons"

(... is a kind of shout ) utter words loudly and forcefully

"`Get out of here,' he roared"

(... is a kind of shout ) shout loudly and without restraint

Definition 3: utter a sudden loud cry - [verb of communication]

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

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

Synonyms for shout in the sense of this definition

(shout 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"

(... is a kind of shout ) utter a harsh abrupt scream

(... is a kind of shout ) emit long loud cries

"wail in self-pity" "howl with sorrow"

(... is a kind of shout ) utter a shrill cry

(... is a kind of shout ) shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm

"The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"

(... is a kind of shout ) shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention

(... is a kind of shout ) shout `hurrah!'

(... is a kind of shout ) cry hollo

(shout has a similar meaning as ...) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

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

(shout has a similar meaning as ...) utter in a loud voice or announce

"He called my name" "The auctioneer called the bids"

Definition 4: utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy - [verb of communication]

Samples where shout 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 shout in the sense of this definition

(shout 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 shout ) give a command to a horse to turn to the right side

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

"They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"

(shout 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"

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

Definition 5: use foul or abusive language towards - [verb of communication]

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

  • The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket
  • The angry mother shouted at the teacher

Synonyms for shout in the sense of this definition

(shout is a kind of ...) attack in speech or writing

"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

(... is a kind of shout ) abuse with coarse language

(... is a kind of shout ) spread negative information about

"The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"

(... is a kind of shout ) heap obscenities upon

"The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"

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