American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To announce officially and publicly; declare. See Synonyms at announce.
- v. To indicate conspicuously; make plain: wearing a button that proclaimed my choice for president.
- v. To praise; extol.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make known by public announcement; promulgate; announce; publish.
- To make announcement concerning; publish; advertise, as by herald or crier: said of persons.
- To apply prohibition to by a proclamation.
- Synonyms Declare, Publish, Announce, Proclaim, etc. (see announce), blaze abroad, trumpet, blazon.
- n. A calling or crying out; proclamation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare.
- v. To outlaw by public proclamation.
- v. affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
- v. declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
- v. state or announce
- v. praise, glorify, or honor
- Borrowed from Latin proclamare, from pro- ("forth") + clamare ("to shout, cry out"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English proclamen, proclaimen (influenced by claimen, to claim), from Old French proclamer, from Latin prōclāmāre : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + clāmāre, to cry out; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Due to the fact we have a politician running for president, that many proclaim is a Hero, makes me want to meet this former Navy pilot. and compare my 242 combat missions to his supposedly two before being shot down.”
“SYRACUSE — Tucked into his wallet, Republican Senate candidate Joe DioGuardi keeps a worn voting card from his time in Congress that he likes to whip out and proclaim is "the most expensive credit card in the world.”
“Filkins shows us that black and white ideologies – political, moral or otherwise – may be easy to stand by in our comfortable, peaceful world, but they become much harder to proclaim from the other side of the world, in the grey heart of war.”
“You gave YOUR definition which you proclaim is THE agreed upon definition.”
“So the haters can instantly, and once again proclaim this film a complete disaster and doomed to failure, while the fans can start digging around and find anything that can pin him to the possibility of being a great choice, and I think that hope lies firmly in his advertisement work and in his mastery of technology and animation.”
“If you ever breathe a word, drop a hint, look a look that will tell him or any one else about me, I 'll – yes, as sure as my name is Mary Milton – I' ll proclaim from the housetops that you like”
“The principle of the divine right o f kings having been utterly destroyed by the events of this war, they still proclaim from the house-top the divine right of States to have their way and to do their will regardless of the rights and interests of other States.”
“Now is the time for those who claim the country is ruined by a ring to remove some of its links, especially the key and padlock, and by doing so once again proclaim liberty, and prove to the people that the "shoot without trial law" really did some good.”
“Instead, what many of today’s self-proclaimed “conservatives” proclaim is an ideology borrowed from what Donald Rumsfeld famously dismissed as “old Europe.””
““The depths of wisdom,” is just empty rhetoric that you think is kewt – she’s doing what most “women’s issues” sites do: cosy up to women who have to proclaim from the highest mountain how adequate they are, thus demonstrating that they are not.”
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