Definition - cry

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  1. utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
  2. proclaim or announce in public; "before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square"
  3. utter a characteristic sound; "The cat was crying"
  4. demand immediate action; "This situation is crying for attention"
  5. a fit of weeping; "had a good cry"
  6. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  7. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
  8. a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
  9. the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
  10. shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the

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