Cry Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Cry

Violent disturbance or commotion, esp. one accompanied by loud, confused noise, as of shouting; tumult
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The act of one who or that which weeps
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To make a sound like this
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(Idiomatic) to suddenly start weeping
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To complain or protest in a childish or annoying fashion:
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To utter by yelping.
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To weep loudly, like a child
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A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
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An impassioned protest, complaint, etc.
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To make the crying sound of a cat.
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(Intransitive) to weep with convulsive gasps.
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To cry weakly, like a baby; whimper or whine
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To sniff repeatedly, as in checking mucus running from the nose
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The act of one who bewails something.
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To roar with a powerful, reverberating sound, as a bull does
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To grunt is defined as to make a low, inarticulate, gruff and guttural sound.
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To howl or hoot
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The act or sound of hissing
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The definition of a lamentation is an outward expression of grief.
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To find fault; declare annoyance
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To whimper or whine, as a sick or fretful child does
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To utter a sound like this
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To utter a harsh scream; screech.
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To bark sharply or shrilly; yelp.
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Chatter means when animals make short speech like sounds, or talking on and on about silly or trivial things.
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To bay means to make a loud, howling noise.
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To crow is to make a loud and shrill cry, or to boast about something.
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The definition of boohoo means to cry loudly.
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To utter with a screech
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The act or sound of cackling
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To express disapproval of or regret for; deplore:
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To be regretful or sorry about; lament
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To shed tears
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(Intransitive) Of a cow or bull, to make its characteristic lowing sound.
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To utter or make a long, shrill cry or sound
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To utter a long loud mournful cry; wail.
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To make this sound
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To talk fast, foolishly, etc.; chatter
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To make a deep, hoarse sound, as that of a frog or raven
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Loud applause or strong approval
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A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
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To shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness.
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The murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon.
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(Jazz) A low, rough, husky, often muted sound produced on a trumpet, trombone, etc.
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An outcry; bellow
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The sound of one who whimpers; a whimper; a feeble complaint.
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To whine or complain, whilst crying.
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To cry over; lament:
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The definition of grieve is to feel pain or sadness as a result of a loss, or to cause pain or stress to someone.
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To bark means to woof or to make another sound like a dog makes.
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To utter the loud, harsh cry of a donkey.
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To make a sound like this cry
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To express by clucking:
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To practice or commit quackery.
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To utter rapid, meaningless sounds, as a goose does
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(Intransitive) To make a short high-pitched sound, like that of certain birds.
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The definition of lachrymose is someone who cries easily or something that causes sadness.
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Alternative spelling of lachrymal.
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Producing tears; lachrymatory.
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Normal or excessive secretion or shedding of tears
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To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly. [from 15th c.]
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To call for as necessary; require; need
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The sound of a succession of chirps as uttered by birds.
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To make a shrill, discordant sound.
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To lament over; bewail.
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To mourn.
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(R.C.Ch.) Any very brief private prayer
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A sound that mewls.
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A device for making whistling sounds by means of forced air or steam:
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Action of the verb to sob.
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A fit of weeping
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The act of feeling sorrow.
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A fit of weeping
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To whimper is to make a low, soft feeble cry or sound usually because you are sad, in pain or otherwise unhappy.
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To blow strongly for a brief period.
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To shed tears
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To feel grief over; to mourn, regret.
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A rallying term used by proponents of a cause
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The quality of being tearful.
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The deep cry of the bull.
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The definition of a shriek is a high-pitched scream or cry often made when angry, scared or in pain.
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An expression of grief, suffering, or sadness.
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A loud drawn out scream and howl.
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Drapes or coverings associated with mourning.
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(Poetic or archaic) A lament or woeful cry.
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To lament or mourn
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To say in a moan, or with a moaning voice. [from 19th c.]
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(Intransitive) To talk loudly and persistently.
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To laugh loudly or hysterically
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(Intransitive, of a horse) To make a gentle neigh.
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To make a sound similar to a horses' cry
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To neigh softly.
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To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds.
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To utter in a shrill, reedy voice or tone
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Of, characterized by, or producing tears
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Of, causing, or producing tears
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(Medicine or literary) The flow of tears; crying
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A crying out
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Something proclaimed, especially an official public announcement.
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The test word used by the men of Gilead to distinguish the escaping Ephraimites, who pronounced the initial () as (s): Judg. 12:4-6
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A battle cry of a Scottish clan.
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A loud shout, cry, or noise
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(Usually followed by "for") To assert or consider that someone is the cause of something negative; to place blame, to attribute responsibility (for something negative or for doing something negative).
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(Intransitive) To shout extended boos derisively.
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To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network:
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To indicate or characterize accurately in advance; predict:
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(Intransitive) To give a hurrah (to somebody).
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(Archaic) To ornament as with ouches
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To assert as defense, vindication, or excuse; claim as a plea:
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To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm:
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To protest is to make clear you object to something, especially if you do so publicly through demonstrations.
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To give forth puffs of smoke, steam, etc.
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To make speech sounds which may or may not have an actual language involved
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To utter or shout loudly or vehemently; bawl; clamor
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(Intransitive) To dance in the vogue dance style.
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To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product).
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To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
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To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.
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The definition of an exclamation is a calling out, or something which is suddenly expressed.
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Tear is defined as a salty liquid produced by the eye gland used to lubricate the eyes, wash away irritants or express intense emotion.
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A public greeting or acknowledgment of a person, group, or organization; props.
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Loud or coarse talk
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A working song sung by U.S. black field hands
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(Idiomatic) By extension, a strong motto or purpose statement, especially in regards to winning a goal in sports, games or work.
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An exclamation intended to rally soldiers in battle.
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A shout of halloo
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A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurray". [from 18th c.]
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Alternative spelling of huzzah.
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An escape:
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The definition of gobble is the sound that a male turkey makes.
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(Ergative, figuratively) to divide into parts to give more details, to provide a more indepth analysis of
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(Baseball, intransitive) To hold the bat higher (farther from the knob) than is normal.
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To weep for an elongated time, or in an excessive manner.
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(Idiomatic) To attempt to fight or compete.
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To shed tears
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To shed tears
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To eject abruptly; to throw out suddenly and swiftly.
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(Intransitive) To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.
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To hunt birds or other small game with the help of falcons or other hawks
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To spread or prevail forcefully:
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(Usually used in the passive voice) To tell a rumor about; to gossip.
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To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion.
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(Intransitive) To display emotion.
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To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion.
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To speak in a loudly arrogant or bullying manner.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To accumulate, to pile up, to increase in stages.
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To make popular:
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(American) Alternative spelling of publicise.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
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(Informal) To try to sell, promote, or convince, using persuasive talk, advertising, etc.
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To blatantly mention a particular product or service as if advertising it.
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To extend or expand (business activities, etc.)
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A fit of crying
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A fit of crying
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A demand for money or property. An assertion that one is entitled to, or the perceived or actual right to receive, money or property. The totality of facts that gives rise to a right to receive money or property that is enforceable in court. In some states and in the federal courts, the same as claim for relief.
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That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.
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A formal written request for something needed.
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A rallying term used by proponents of a cause
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A rallying term used by proponents of a cause
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(Heraldry) A sentence, phrase, or word, forming part of an heraldic achievement.
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A rallying cry:
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(Idiomatic) To order into service; to summon into service.
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To cry "hollo"
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proclaim or announce in public
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Quality of being weepy.
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The act of exclaiming; violent outcry; vehement utterance of the voice.
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To promote in a sensational way
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Antonyms for Cry

(Obs.) To leap up; leap with joy
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The definition of a whisper is a word or phrase that has been said very quietly or a small amount of something.
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An indistinct, whispered, or confidential complaint; a mutter.
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The act of refraining from speaking.
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(Intransitive) To be very happy, be delighted, exult; to feel joy. [from 14th c.]
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To say with a laugh:
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Words Related to Cry

To cause to sound
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Sound or a sound of any kind:
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Plural form of tear
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To express sadness or sorrow for; to grieve over (especially a death).
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To feel troubled or remorseful over (something that has happened, one's own acts, etc.)
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To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sound
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To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion.
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(Obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge. [13th-17th c.]
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Request is defined as the act of asking for something or something you asked for.
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Synonym Study

  • Blubber , a derisive term used chiefly of children, implies a contorting or swelling of the face with weeping, and broken, inarticulate speech
  • Moan suggests the expression of sorrow or pain in a low, prolonged, mournful sound or sounds
  • To whimper is to cry with subdued, whining, broken sounds, as a fretful or frightened child does
  • Keen , specifically an Irish term, signifies a wailing in lamentation for the dead
  • Wail implies the uttering of loud, prolonged, mournful cries in unsuppressed lamentation
  • To sob is to weep aloud with a catch in the voice and short, gasping breaths
  • Weep more specifically stresses the shedding of tears
  • Cry , in this comparison, implies the expression of grief, sorrow, pain, or distress by making mournful, convulsive sounds and shedding tears
Find another word for cry. In this page you can discover 197 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cry, like: uproar, weeping, howl, burst-into-tears, whine, yelp, blubber, hullabaloo, cri-de-coeur, meow and sob.