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roar

roar

 
pronunciation:
ror
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: roared, roaring, roars
definition 1: to utter a prolonged, deep, loud cry or shout, as in anger, pain, or enthusiasm.
synonyms:
bellow, growl, yowl
similar words:
bawl, boom, cry, explode, holler, howl, shout, yell
definition 2: to laugh loudly.
synonyms:
guffaw, howl
similar words:
laugh, scream
definition 3: to make a loud, often prolonged or repeated, noise.
The airplanes roared overhead.
synonyms:
boom, growl, roll, rumble, thunder
antonyms:
whisper
similar words:
blare, clamor, din, drone, vroom
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to express with a loud shout or cry.
The audience roared its disapproval.
synonyms:
bellow, clamor, cry, growl, howl, shout
similar words:
bawl, call, din, scream, yell
definition 2: to affect in a specified way by roaring.
We roared ourselves hoarse trying to signal the passing ship.
synonyms:
clamor
similar words:
bawl, din, howl, yell
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud, deep, prolonged cry or shout, esp. that characteristic of animals such as the lion or elephant.
synonyms:
bellow, growl
similar words:
grumble
definition 2: a loud noise or continuous din made by the movement or operation of something inanimate, such as flames, surf, or machinery.
synonyms:
blare, boom, clamor, growl, roll, rumble, thunder
similar words:
din, grumble
definition 3: an outburst of noisy laughter.
synonyms:
belly laugh, guffaw, howl
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