Definition - cry

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cry
  1. a fit of weeping; "had a good cry"
  2. shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"
  3. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  4. bring into a particular state by crying; "The little boy cried himself to sleep"
  5. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
  6. utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
  7. a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
  8. 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

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