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Synonyms for crykraɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation(noun)

    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

    Synonyms:
    vociferation, birdcall, song, rallying cry, call option, outcry, phone call, watchword, battle cry, claim, margin call, yell, call, cry, birdsong, war cry, telephone call, shout

    Antonyms:
    express joy, laugh, express mirth

  2. cry, yell(noun)

    a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

    Synonyms:
    cry, watchword, war cry, battle cry, outcry, yell, vociferation, rallying cry, shout, call

    Antonyms:
    laugh, express joy, express mirth

  3. war cry, rallying cry, battle cry, cry, watchword(noun)

    a slogan used to rally support for a cause

    Synonyms:
    shout, parole, cry, war cry, battle cry, outcry, war whoop, countersign, yell, word, rallying cry, call, vociferation, password, watchword

    Antonyms:
    express joy, laugh, express mirth

  4. cry(noun)

    a fit of weeping

    Synonyms:
    watchword, war cry, battle cry, outcry, yell, vociferation, rallying cry, shout, call

    Antonyms:
    laugh, express mirth, express joy

  5. cry(verb)

    the characteristic utterance of an animal

    Synonyms:
    watchword, war cry, battle cry, outcry, yell, vociferation, rallying cry, shout, call

    Antonyms:
    laugh, express joy, express mirth

  6. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall(verb)

    utter a sudden loud cry

    Synonyms:
    predict, forebode, prognosticate, grouse, wawl, promise, phone, yell, blazon out, abuse, shout out, bellyache, clapperclaw, vociferate, cry, call in, scream, holler, gripe, call up, blackguard, call off, squawk, foretell, weep, exclaim, send for, outcry, address, visit, shout, beef, name, waul, hollo, call, bitch, squall, bid, crab, ring, call out, cry out, holler out, telephone, anticipate

    Antonyms:
    express joy, laugh, express mirth

  7. cry, weep(verb)

    shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain

    Synonyms:
    call out, squall, cry, shout out, cry out, holler, outcry, hollo, scream, yell, weep, exclaim, shout, blazon out, call

    Antonyms:
    express joy, express mirth, laugh

  8. exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)

    utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

    Synonyms:
    cry out, proclaim, outshout, shout, weep, shout out, hollo, blackguard, outcry, promulgate, call out, blazon out, holler, yell, call, scream, cry, squall, abuse, clapperclaw, exclaim

    Antonyms:
    laugh, express joy, express mirth

  9. cry, blazon out(verb)

    proclaim or announce in public

    Synonyms:
    call out, squall, cry, shout out, cry out, holler, outcry, hollo, scream, yell, weep, exclaim, shout, blazon out, call

    Antonyms:
    laugh, express mirth, express joy

  10. cry(verb)

    demand immediate action

    Synonyms:
    call out, squall, shout out, cry out, holler, outcry, hollo, scream, yell, weep, exclaim, shout, blazon out, call

    Antonyms:
    express joy, laugh, express mirth

  11. cry(verb)

    utter a characteristic sound

    Synonyms:
    call out, squall, shout out, cry out, holler, outcry, hollo, scream, yell, weep, exclaim, shout, blazon out, call

    Antonyms:
    express mirth, laugh, express joy

  12. cry(verb)

    bring into a particular state by crying

    Synonyms:
    call out, squall, shout out, cry out, holler, outcry, hollo, scream, yell, weep, exclaim, shout, blazon out, call

    Antonyms:
    express mirth, laugh, express joy

Wiktionary

  1. cry(noun)

    Synonyms:
    weep

    Antonyms:
    laugh

  2. cry(noun)

    To shed tears; to weep.

    Synonyms:
    weep

    Antonyms:
    laugh

  3. cry(verb)

    To shout, scream, yell.

    Synonyms:
    weep

    Antonyms:
    laugh

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cry(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    exclaim, clamor, call, make an outcry, cry out

  2. cry(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    weep, sob, shed tears

  3. cry(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    vociferate, shout, hoot, yell, roar, bawl, squall, scream

  4. cry(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    proclaim, publish, make public, make proclamation of

  5. cry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    exclamation, ejaculation, outcry, acclamation

  6. cry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    plaint, lament, lamentation, crying, weeping

  7. cry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    scream, screech, howl, yell, roar

  8. cry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pack of hounds

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

crying, weep, cries, mourn, cri, cree, weeps, scream, grieve, mourns, clamour, 'recrying, outcry, wept, cringe, cried, weeping, sob, krai


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