proclaim

[ proh-kleym, pruh- ]
/ proʊˈkleɪm, prə- /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to make a proclamation.

Origin of proclaim

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin prōclāmāre to cry out. See pro-1, claim

Related forms

Synonym study

1. See announce.
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proclaim

/ (prəˈkleɪm) /

verb (tr)

(may take a clause as object) to announce publicly
(may take a clause as object) to show or indicate plainly
to praise or extol

Derived Forms

proclaimer, nounproclamation (ˌprɒkləˈmeɪʃən), nounproclamatory (prəˈklæmətərɪ, -trɪ), adjective

Word Origin for proclaim

C14: from Latin prōclāmāre to shout aloud
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