Textual thesaurus for "cry"

(noun) shout, vociferation, yell, call, outcry

a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

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

(noun) yell

a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

a cry of rage; a yell of pain

(noun) rallying cry, battle cry, war cry, watchword

a slogan used to rally support for a cause

a cry to arms; our watchword will be `democracy'

(verb) weep

shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain

She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death; The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs

(verb) shout, call out, outcry, cry out, exclaim

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

(verb) yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall

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

(verb) blazon out

proclaim or announce in public

before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news; He cried his merchandise in the market square