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She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).
O. Henry

Meaning of "proclaim" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PROCLAIM

From Latin prōclāmāre to shout aloud.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PROCLAIM

proclaim  [prəˈkleɪm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROCLAIM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Proclaim 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 proclaim in English.

WHAT DOES PROCLAIM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of proclaim in the English dictionary

The first definition of proclaim in the dictionary is to announce publicly. Other definition of proclaim is to show or indicate plainly. Proclaim is also to praise or extol.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PROCLAIM

PRESENT

Present
I proclaim
you proclaim
he/she/it proclaims
we proclaim
you proclaim
they proclaim
Present continuous
I am proclaiming
you are proclaiming
he/she/it is proclaiming
we are proclaiming
you are proclaiming
they are proclaiming
Present perfect
I have proclaimed
you have proclaimed
he/she/it has proclaimed
we have proclaimed
you have proclaimed
they have proclaimed
Present perfect continuous
I have been proclaiming
you have been proclaiming
he/she/it has been proclaiming
we have been proclaiming
you have been proclaiming
they have been proclaiming
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 proclaimed
you proclaimed
he/she/it proclaimed
we proclaimed
you proclaimed
they proclaimed
Past continuous
I was proclaiming
you were proclaiming
he/she/it was proclaiming
we were proclaiming
you were proclaiming
they were proclaiming
Past perfect
I had proclaimed
you had proclaimed
he/she/it had proclaimed
we had proclaimed
you had proclaimed
they had proclaimed
Past perfect continuous
I had been proclaiming
you had been proclaiming
he/she/it had been proclaiming
we had been proclaiming
you had been proclaiming
they had been proclaiming
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you proclaim
we let´s proclaim
you proclaim
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to proclaim
Past participle
proclaimed
Present Participle
proclaiming
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 RHYME WITH PROCLAIM


acclaim
əˈkleɪm
aflame
əˈfleɪm
blame
bleɪm
claim
kleɪm
counterclaim
ˈkaʊntəˌkleɪm
crossclaim
ˈkrɒsˌkleɪm
declaim
dɪˈkleɪm
disclaim
dɪsˈkleɪm
exclaim
ɪkˈskleɪm
flame
fleɪm
inflame
ɪnˈfleɪm
lame
leɪm
misclaim
ˈmɪsˌkleɪm
overclaim
ˌəʊvəˈkleɪm
preflame
priːˈfleɪm
quitclaim
ˈkwɪtˌkleɪm
reclaim
rɪˈkleɪm
reinflame
ˌriːɪnˈfleɪm
subclaim
ˈsʌbˌkleɪm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROCLAIM

processionary moth
processioner
processor
processual
prochain ami
prochronism
prochurch
procidence
procident
procinct
proclaim from the housetops
proclaimant
proclaimer
proclamation
proclamatory
proclisis
proclitic
proclive
proclivities
proclivity

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROCLAIM

baggage reclaim
Ephraim
fraim
insurance claim
l´chaim
lechaim
lehaim
maim
misaim
Particulars of Claim
pay claim
reward claim
statement of claim
wage claim
wages claim

Synonyms and antonyms of proclaim in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PROCLAIM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «proclaim» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of proclaim

Translation of «proclaim» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROCLAIM

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

Translator English - Chinese

宣布
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

proclamar
570 millions of speakers

English

proclaim
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रचार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعلان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

провозгласить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

proclamar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রচার করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

proclamer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Laporkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

proklamieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

公表する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선언하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Martakake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

công bố
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அறிவிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घोषित करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ilan etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

proclamare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

głosić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

проголосити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

proclama
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διακηρύξει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verkondig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förkunna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

proklamere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of proclaim

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROCLAIM»

The term «proclaim» is very widely used and occupies the 7.777 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROCLAIM» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «PROCLAIM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word proclaim.
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Roland Allen
Men who hold a theory of the Church which excludes from communion those whom they admit to have the Spirit of Christ simply proclaim that their theory is in flat contradiction to the spiritual fact.
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John Amery
I appeal to all Britishers to answer this call to arms for the defence of all the principles that we Englishmen have been the first to proclaim in the world.
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Pope Francis
Let us all remember this: one cannot proclaim the Gospel of Jesus without the tangible witness of one's life.
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Pope Francis
When we walk without the cross, when we build without the cross and when we proclaim Christ without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord. We are worldly. We may be bishops, priests, cardinals, popes, all of this, but we are not disciples of the Lord.
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Henry George
He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.
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David Harris
It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.
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Joshua Harris
You get up and you preach a sermon and people walk away thinking what a great guy - and that's a failure as a pastor. Our job is to proclaim Christ.
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O. Henry
She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).
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Phillip E. Johnson
All the most prominent Darwinists proclaim naturalistic philosophy when they think it safe to do so.
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Lactantius
The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God; for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROCLAIM»

Discover the use of proclaim in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to proclaim and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Heavens Proclaim: Astronomy and the Vatican : a Book
In honor of the International Year of Astronomy and the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei's first astronomical observations, the Vatican and its century-old Observatory present "The Heavens Proclaim," an incredible demonstration of the ...
Guy Consolmagno, 2009
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Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land: A History of ...
Should biology be taught according to Darwin or to the book of Genesis? Why is polygamy against the law? These are just a few of the questions that touch our lives directly and emerge out of the separation of church and state.
Edwin S. Gaustad, 2003
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Proclaim Jubilee!: A Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century
Its requirements included that the land lie fallow, all debts be forgiven, captives be freed, and a celebration held. Maria Harris considers the implications of a living Jubilee for today and for the next century.
Maria Harris, 1996
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Assist Me to Proclaim: The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley
Readers also get a glimpse into Wesley??'s heart and mind through the window of his hymn texts. This is a biography that any student of church history or hymnody will welcome.
John R. Tyson, 2007
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I Heard Heaven Proclaim: Prophetic Words of Encouragement
Bill Yount is one of these prophets. The enlightening, vivid word pictures in this book will challenge, instruct and edify you as you allow the Holy Spirit, who breathed them into Bill, to awaken them in you. Enjoy!
Bill Yount, 2004
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The Heavens Proclaim His Glory: A Spectacular View of ...
The Heavens Proclaim His Glory is a compilation of stunning photography taken by NASA’s Hubble® Telescope capturing striking images of stars, galaxies, cosmic events, planets, and more.
Thomas Nelson, 2010
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Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures
Challenging modern preachers to expound the Bible like Peter and Paul, this book makes the hermeneutical and historical case for a return to apostolic preaching, preaching that is Christ centered, redemptive-historical, missiologically ...
Dennis E. Johnson, 2007
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To Proclaim Your Faithfulness: A Young Widow's Notebook
This book is the result--a testament of emunah, bitachon, and hope. This is not just an emotional account; it is an uplifting lesson for life that every reader can appreciate. Translated from the Hebrew 'Ve'emunatchah Ba'leilot.'
Berakhah Ben Mashiaḥ, 2004
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Proclaim Praise: Daily Prayer for Parish and Home : an Order ...
A simple order of prayer for the mornings and evenings of each day, including some midday and night prayers and blessings for meals.
‎1995
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The Mystery We Proclaim, Second Edition: Catechesis for the ...
The Mystery We Proclaim, Second Edition, is an invitation to all involved in this God-ordained work to reflect and examine the importance of their ministry in light of the revealed mystery of faith we all profess.
Francis D. Kelly, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROCLAIM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term proclaim is used in the context of the following news items.
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Coco Austin, 36, And Ice-T, 57, Proud To Proclaim Pregnancy After …
Coco Austin and Ice-T are tickled pink (or blue) to reveal that she's got a blossoming baby bump. Whether it's a boy or a girl on the way isn't ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
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The 'Summer of Trump'
Concluding his hopeful and confident thoughts on his three months of paid unemployment, Costanza rises and emphatically shouts, "I proclaim ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
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'He did me doggie style': NYMag features 35 women who claim sex …
NEW YORK — Bill Cosby has not been charged with any crime, but dozens of women have now come forward to visibly proclaim that he ... «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, Jul 15»
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Loewen: Who are we to question God's plans?
Recent publicity regarding the excommunication of an LDS woman seeking to proclaim her "revelation" to others and thus persuade LDS ... «Daily Herald, Jul 15»
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Drew Allan: A thought for Todday
... is rediscovered, prompting the locals to proclaim that Westminster has no legal jurisdiction – has obvious contemporary possibilities – just so ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
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Can American Apparel Afford to Keep Making Clothes in the US?
... it has become common for fashion retailers to proclaim ignorance owing to their outsourcing of management and facilities. American Apparel ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
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Please, just give us a real growth strategy
That the Government can propose higher taxes and proclaim its desire for lower taxes in the same breath isn't a failure of messaging, it reveals ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Cleaveland: Treating mass murder as an infection
Recognizing the vulnerability of young men who may feel isolated, depressed and angry, society's hate-mongers proclaim a creed of revenge ... «Chattanooga Times Free Press, Jul 15»
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India, Pakistan were close to a framework on Kashmir: Ex-Pakistan …
... "framework" on Kashmir during UPA I rule and both sides even had decided not to proclaim "victory" post the announcement, former Pakistan ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
Metric Proclaim 'Too Bad, So Sad' on Celebratory New Song
Toronto indie rock mainstays Metric strive towards snapping through the monotony and loneliness of life on their emphatic, celebratory new ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Proclaim [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/proclaim>. Nov 2019 ».
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