Hypertext Webster Gateway: "proclaimed"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Proclaim \Pro*claim"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Proclaimed}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Proclaiming}.] [OE. proclamen, L. proclamare; pro
before, forward + clamare to call or cry out: cf. F.
proclamer. See {Claim}.]
1. To make known by public announcement; to give wide
publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to
declare; as, to proclaim war or peace.

To proclaim liberty to the captives. --Isa. lxi. 1.

For the apparel oft proclaims the man. --Shak.

Throughout the host proclaim A solemn council
forthwith to be held. --Milton.

2. To outlaw by public proclamation.

I heard myself proclaimed. --Shak.

Syn: To publish; promulgate; declare; announce. See

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : declared publicly; made widely known; "their announced
intentions"; "the newspaper's proclaimed adherence to
the government's policy" [syn: {announced}]

Additional Hypertext Webster Gateway Lookup

Enter word here:
Exact Approx

Gateway by dict@stokkie.net
stock only wrote the gateway and does not have any control over the contents; see the Webster Gateway FAQ, and also the Back-end/database links and credits.