Definition of Proclaim in English :

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Proclaim meaning in English

Meaning of Proclaim in English

Pronunciation of Proclaim in English

Proclaim pronunciation in English

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1. proclaim

declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles

Example Sentences:
'He was proclaimed King'

2. exclaim, proclaim, promulgate

state or announce

Example Sentences:
'I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed'
'The King will proclaim an amnesty'

3. predicate, proclaim

affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of

Example Sentences:
'The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President'

4. exalt, extol, glorify, laud, proclaim

praise, glorify, or honor

Example Sentences:
'extol the virtues of one's children'
'glorify one's spouse's cooking'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
1. (may take a clause as object)
to announce publicly
2. (may take a clause as object)
to show or indicate plainly
to praise or extol

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verb transitive
to announce officially; announce to be
to show to be
acts that proclaimed him a friend
3.  Rare
to outlaw, ban, or otherwise restrict by a proclamation
to extol

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tr.v. pro·claimed, pro·claim·ing, pro·claims
1. To announce officially and publicly; declare: proclaim a general amnesty for political prisoners; proclaim the suspect to be guilty. See Synonyms at announce.
2. To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm: proclaim one's opposition to an idea.
3. To indicate conspicuously; make plain: "A painted longbow jutting over his shoulder proclaimed his profession" (Arthur Conan Doyle).

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