Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation (a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition) "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
- S: (n) cry, yell (a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)) "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
- S: (n) war cry, rallying cry, battle cry, cry, watchword (a slogan used to rally support for a cause) "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
- S: (n) cry (a fit of weeping) "had a good cry"
- S: (n) cry (the characteristic utterance of an animal) "animal cries filled the night"
- S: (v) shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall (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"
- S: (v) cry, weep (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"
- S: (v) exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout (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"
- S: (v) cry, blazon out (proclaim or announce in public) "before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square"
- S: (v) cry (demand immediate action) "This situation is crying for attention"
- S: (v) cry (utter a characteristic sound) "The cat was crying"
- S: (v) cry (bring into a particular state by crying) "The little boy cried himself to sleep"