verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of proclaim
Examples from the Web for proclaim
The loftiest noses among the winemakers inhale the finest of scents from the tasting glass and proclaim another masterpiece.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Top it with sweet and savory goop, and proclaim a new era in the world of pizza.Domino’s Fried-Chicken Pizza Means We’ve Hit Peak Food Trolling|Daniel Gross|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We stop at a souvenir stand to buy buttons that proclaim I RODE IT!The Stacks: The Inimitable Albert Brooks Caught at the Dawn of His Movie Career|Paul Slansky|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How can we proclaim Christ to a generation that is changing?
Ladies and gentlemen, I would now like to be the ambassador of your will to proclaim the truth.Bernard-Henri Levy Celebrates the Fraternity of Sarajevo Citizenship|Bernard-Henri Lévy|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He would have given worlds to spring to Tom Mullins's side and proclaim the same faith.The History of David Grieve|Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Convention met on the 21st of September, and its first act was to abolish the ancient monarchy and proclaim France a republic.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
How delightful to proclaim the tidings of great joy to those who are hungering for the word of life!The Cabin on the Prairie|C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
We must proclaim her, and then we shall be safe from harm, if captives to Cnut.King Olaf's Kinsman|Charles Whistler
I want to ask you to be silent, sir; not to proclaim to the world that I am other than what I appeared to be.Johnny Ludlow, Fifth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Word Origin for proclaim
late 14c., proclamen, from Latin proclamare "cry or call out," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + clamare "to cry out" (see claim (v.)). Spelling altered by influence of claim. Related: Proclaimed; proclaiming; proclaimer.