proclaim

[proh-kleym, pruh-]
verb (used with object)
1.
to announce or declare in an official or formal manner: to proclaim war.
2.
to announce or declare in an open or ostentatious way: to proclaim one's opinions.
3.
to indicate or make known publicly or openly.
4.
to extol or praise publicly: Let them proclaim the Lord.
5.
to declare (a territory, district, etc.) subject to particular legal restrictions.
6.
to declare to be an outlaw, evildoer, or the like.
7.
to denounce or prohibit publicly.
verb (used without object)
8.
to make a proclamation.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin prōclāmāre to cry out. See pro-1, claim

proclaimer, noun
reproclaim, verb (used with object)
self-proclaimed, adjective
self-proclaiming, adjective
unproclaimed, adjective


1. advertise. See announce. 2. promulgate.
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proclaim (prəˈkleɪm)
 
vb
1.  (may take a clause as object) to announce publicly
2.  (may take a clause as object) to show or indicate plainly
3.  to praise or extol
 
[C14: from Latin prōclāmāre to shout aloud]
 
pro'claimer
 
n
 
proclamation
 
n
 
proclamatory
 
adj

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proclaim
c.1400, from L. proclamare "cry or call out," from pro- "forth" + clamare "to cry out" (see claim). Proclamation "that which is proclaimed" is recorded from 1415.
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Example sentences
One tomb also includes a curse proclaiming that anyone who violates the grave
  will be eaten by a crocodile and a snake.
With out any fear he marched onwards proclaiming victory.
Do some reading before proclaiming your ignorance for all to read.
Proclaiming that companies shouldn't profit in a time of need is a fine way to
  discourage them from making such investments.
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