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(noun, verb)


There are 12 meanings of the word Cry.

How to pronounce cry:

Cry - as a noun

A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

Example: "A cry of rage"

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A slogan used to rally support for a cause

Example: "A cry to arms"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
battle cryrallying crywar crywatchword21

A fit of weeping

Example: "Had a good cry"

Cry - as a verb

Utter a sudden loud cry

Example: "She cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
emit6let looselet oututter5
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Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain

Example: "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
express emotionexpress feelings
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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

Example: "`i won!' he exclaimed"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
cry outexclaim18outcry11shout8
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
express16give tongue toutter5verbalise14verbalize23
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Proclaim or announce in public

Example: "Before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
blazon out

Demand immediate action

Example: "This situation is crying for attention"

Utter a characteristic sound

Example: "The cat was crying"

Bring into a particular state by crying

Example: "The little boy cried himself to sleep"

Example Sentences

"Her cry for help went unnoticed."
"The baby's cry woke me up in the middle of the night."
"The cry of the seagulls echoed across the beach."
"She let out a cry of pain when she stubbed her toe."
"The cry of a wolf sent shivers down my spine."
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Word Game Points

Is CRY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, cry is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CRY has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is CRY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, cry is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CRY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is CRY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, cry is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CRY has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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