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cry

cry

 
 
pronunciation:
kraI
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
cry over spilled milk, a far cry
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part of speech: verb
inflections: cried, cries, crying
definition 1: to make a loud shout or yell (sometimes followed by "out").
Cry out if you need help.
synonyms:
holler, shout, yell
antonyms:
whisper
similar words:
bawl, bellow, clamor, howl, scream, screech, shriek, squeal, wail, yelp
definition 2: to shed tears as the result of pain or strong feelings; weep.
The baby cried when he lost his toy.
 
synonyms:
weep
antonyms:
laugh
similar words:
bawl, blubber, sob, wail, whimper
definition 3: to make a sound or call characteristic of an animal.
The hawk cried as it dove from the sky.
synonyms:
howl
similar words:
bleat, bray, call, screech, shriek, squawk, squeal, whoop
phrase: cry over spilled milk
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: cries
definition 1: a loud shout or yell.
I let out a cry when I hurt my toe.
synonyms:
call, holler, shout, yell
antonyms:
whisper
similar words:
bawl, hail, howl, scream, screech, shriek, squeal, wail, yelp
definition 2: a short period of weeping.
You'll feel better after you have a good cry.
definition 3: the call of an animal.
The cry of the wolf is a lonely sound.
synonyms:
call
similar words:
bleat, bray, howl, shriek, squawk, squeal, whinny, whoop
phrase: a far cry
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