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The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold

Meaning of "cry out" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRY OUT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRY OUT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cry out is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb cry out in English.

WHAT DOES CRY OUT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cry out in the English dictionary

The definition of cry out in the dictionary is to scream or shout aloud, esp in pain, terror, etc. Other definition of cry out is to demand in an obvious manner.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CRY OUT

PRESENT

Present
I cry out
you cry out
he/she/it cries out
we cry out
you cry out
they cry out
Present continuous
I am crying out
you are crying out
he/she/it is crying out
we are crying out
you are crying out
they are crying out
Present perfect
I have cried out
you have cried out
he/she/it has cried out
we have cried out
you have cried out
they have cried out
Present perfect continuous
I have been crying out
you have been crying out
he/she/it has been crying out
we have been crying out
you have been crying out
they have been crying out
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cried out
you cried out
he/she/it cried out
we cried out
you cried out
they cried out
Past continuous
I was crying out
you were crying out
he/she/it was crying out
we were crying out
you were crying out
they were crying out
Past perfect
I had cried out
you had cried out
he/she/it had cried out
we had cried out
you had cried out
they had cried out
Past perfect continuous
I had been crying out
you had been crying out
he/she/it had been crying out
we had been crying out
you had been crying out
they had been crying out
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will cry out
you will cry out
he/she/it will cry out
we will cry out
you will cry out
they will cry out
Future continuous
I will be crying out
you will be crying out
he/she/it will be crying out
we will be crying out
you will be crying out
they will be crying out
Future perfect
I will have cried out
you will have cried out
he/she/it will have cried out
we will have cried out
you will have cried out
they will have cried out
Future perfect continuous
I will have been crying out
you will have been crying out
he/she/it will have been crying out
we will have been crying out
you will have been crying out
they will have been crying out
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would cry out
you would cry out
he/she/it would cry out
we would cry out
you would cry out
they would cry out
Conditional continuous
I would be crying out
you would be crying out
he/she/it would be crying out
we would be crying out
you would be crying out
they would be crying out
Conditional perfect
I would have cry out
you would have cry out
he/she/it would have cry out
we would have cry out
you would have cry out
they would have cry out
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been crying out
you would have been crying out
he/she/it would have been crying out
we would have been crying out
you would have been crying out
they would have been crying out
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you cry out
we let´s cry out
you cry out
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to cry out
Past participle
cried out
Present Participle
crying out
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRY OUT

cry
cry blue murder
cry down
cry for the moon
cry havoc
cry off
cry one´s eyes out
cry over spilt milk
cry quits
cry up
cry wolf
crybabies
crybaby
crying
cryingly
crymotherapy
cryobank
cryobiological
cryobiologist
cryobiology

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRY OUT

buy out
carry out
check out
day in, day out
dry out
eat out
figure out
fill out
find out
get out
lay out
log out
long drawn out
on the way out
pay out
play out
sign out
spy out
stay out
try out

Synonyms and antonyms of cry out in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cry out» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRY OUT

Find out the translation of cry out to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cry out from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cry out» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

哭出来
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clamar
570 millions of speakers

English

cry out
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दोहाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصرخ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кричать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

clamar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চিৎকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pousser un cri
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menangis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schreien
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

叫ぶ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부르짖
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mewek
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kêu lớn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழுதுவிடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ağlamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gridare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wołać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кричати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

striga
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φωνάξουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitroep
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ropa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

roper
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cry out

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRY OUT»

The term «cry out» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRY OUT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cry out

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10 QUOTES WITH «CRY OUT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cry out.
1
Dan Aykroyd
I had a slight touch of Tourette's, which means you talk to yourself and bark and cry out at night.
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Dan Aykroyd
I had a slight touch of Tourette's, which means you talk to yourself and bark and cry out at night. I find myself talking to myself sometimes.
3
Ginny Brown-Waite
For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with.
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Lois McMaster Bujold
The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
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Nicolaus Copernicus
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
6
Robert Dallek
For those of us who cry out for gun control, our fears cannot be eliminated as long as the country remains an armed camp in which the most troubled among us can find ways to appropriate one of the easily available weapons in all our communities.
7
Helen Hayes
I cry out for order and find it only in art.
8
Tom Hodgkinson
Working is bad enough in the winter, but in the summer it can become completely intolerable. Stuck in airless offices, every fibre of our being seems to cry out for freedom. We're reminded of being stuck in double maths while the birds sing outside.
9
Tom Hooper
I mean, we've all had those dreams where, you know, we try to cry out and our voice won't come.
10
Vachel Lindsay
I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRY OUT»

Discover the use of cry out in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cry out and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Stones Cry Out
This survey of archaeological discoveries in Bible lands includes testimonies and interviews from leading archaeologists and exciting pictures featuring the latest finds made in the lands of the Bible
Randall Price, 1997
2
When Blood and Bones Cry Out: Journeys through the ...
In When Blood and Bones Cry Out, John Paul Lederach, a pioneer of peace-building, and his daughter, Angela Jill Lederach, show how communities can recover and reconnect through the power of making music, creating metaphors, and telling ...
John Paul Lederach, Angela Jill Lederach, 2011
3
When Rocks Cry Out
Da Vinci s Code? Solomon s Key? Those clever puzzles can t reach the significance of the mysteries unraveled in this book. And the things in this book are real!
Horace Butler, 2009
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The Stones Cry Out
Japanese World War II veteran Tsuyoshi Manase, troubled by memories of the war's end, returns to civilian life, marries, and has children, but when his eldest son is gouged to death in a cave, suspicion falls on Manase, and his life begins ...
Hikaru Okuizumi, 2000
5
The Very Stones Cry Out: The Persecuted Church: Pain, ...
Featuring contributions from those with on the ground experience of the nations concerned, this book details the impact that sustained persecution has on individuals, families and communities.
Caroline Cox, Benedict Rogers, 2011
6
When The Dead Cry Out
One summer day Clara Marshall vanished without trace.
Hilary Bonner, 2011
7
Cry Out!
She feels and knows there are many like herself, now, past and future that she needs to share her personal experience to help others to cry out with faith, love, confidence, and trust in God that she will overcome the inequities of abuse to ...
Cynthia D. Cole, 2012
8
When Wages Cry Out
Horner discusses the emotional and financial toll caused by being defrauded. He asserts the importance of understanding the prophetic significance of the defrauding of wages--it has kingdom impact and it needs to be confronted.
Ron Horner, 2007
9
Cry out: poets protest the war
Cry Out: Poets Protest the War gathers together the poems read by the participants, many original poems and others poems by such renowned poets as Langston Hughes, Pablo Neruda, and Walt Whitman.
Julia Alvarez, 2003
10
Even the Stones Cry Out
Contrary to what many voices in the science world are saying, the evidence of intelligence, design and programming, is all over the place - inescapable. This book is a wake up call to Christians and non-believers alike.
Juliann Smith, Juliann Shannon, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRY OUT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cry out is used in the context of the following news items.
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Residents cry out about proposed Mattituck subdivision, express …
Neighbors turned out in force yesterday to raise concerns about a proposed project in Mattituck they say leaves too many questions ... «SoutholdLOCAL, Jul 15»
2
HIV Patients Cry Out Over Lack of Drugs Due to Workers Strike
Osogbo — People living with HIV/AIDS in Osun state have cried out for help as their conditions were deteriorating due to their inability to ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
3
We're disturbed — Alogboshie, surrounding communities cry out
Schoolchildren in Alogboshie, Christian Village and Kissieman all in Accra are in a dilemma because a weak and wobbly footbridge serving as ... «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
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Editorial: It's time to cry out as milk price fails to fall
Editorial: It's time to cry out as milk price fails to fall. 5:00 AM Saturday Jul 4, 2015 Add a comment. Save. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0. Google+ 0. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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We want our money - Black Stars cry out
The entire squad of the senior national team, the Black Stars, who recently thrashed their Mauritius counterparts 7-1 in Accra in an Africa ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
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We are refugees in our land, Bakassi returnees cry out
The Bakassi returnees in Cross River State have decried their living condition saying they have become refugees in their own land. «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
7
Wolves players cry out to Delta govt
Players of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit, Warri Wolves, have called on their financier, the Delta State government to bail ... «SuperSport, Jul 15»
8
Off the Cuff - House buyers cry out for justice
MANY ministers of housing have come and gone over the past decades but none has managed to satisfactorily tackle the most critical problem ... «The Sun Daily, Jul 15»
9
Unilever and Starcom cry out for startup innovation
Agency and brand leaders, from Unilever to Starcom Mediavest, have taken to the stage at the inaugural The Next Big Thing conference in ... «Tech City News, Jul 15»
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Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski have a good 'Cry'; Donna Karan …
... Melissa Manchester hit “Don't Cry Out Loud” while Fey psychoanalyzed the lyrics. “As Krakowski sang the famous chorus, 'Don't cry out loud. «New York Daily News, Jul 15»

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