Definitions of cry:
  • noun:   a fit of weeping
    Example: "Had a good cry"
  • noun:   a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  • noun:   a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
    Example: "A cry of rage"
  • noun:   the characteristic utterance of an animal
  • noun:   a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    Example: "A cry to arms"
  • verb:   shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
  • verb:   bring into a particular state by crying
  • verb:   proclaim or announce in public
    Example: "Before we had newspapers, a town cryer would cry the news"
  • verb:   utter a characteristic sound
    Example: "The cat was crying"
  • verb:   demand immediate action
    Example: "This situation is crying for attention"
  • verb:   utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
  • verb:   utter a sudden loud cry

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