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Meaning of word cry from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

cry   noun

Meaning : A loud utterance. Often in protest or opposition.

Example : The speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience.

Synonyms : call, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

Meaning : A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate).

Example : A cry of rage.
A yell of pain.

Synonyms : yell

दुख, वेदना आदि के समय चिल्लाकर रोने की क्रिया।

उसका आर्तनाद सुनकर मैं किसी अनहोनी की आशंका से काँप उठा।
आर्तनाद, आर्त्तनाद

Meaning : A slogan used to rally support for a cause.

Example : A cry to arms.
Our watchword will be `democracy'.

Synonyms : battle cry, rallying cry, war cry, watchword

Meaning : A fit of weeping.

Example : Had a good cry.

Meaning : The characteristic utterance of an animal.

Example : Animal cries filled the night.

cry   verb

Meaning : Utter a sudden loud cry.

Example : She cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle.
I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.

Synonyms : call, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

ज़ोर से बोलना।

इतना क्यों चिल्ला रहे हो, मैं बहरा नहीं हूँ।
चिंघाड़ना, चिल्लाना, बँकारना, भौंकना

Meaning : Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : weep

पीड़ा, दुख, सुख, क्रोध,आदि के भावातिरेक में आँख से आँसू गिराना।

अपनी माँ से बिछुड़ने के कारण श्याम रो रहा था।
आँसू बहाना, क्रंदन करना, रुदन करना, रोना

Produce laughter.

express joy, express mirth, laugh

Meaning : Utter aloud. Often with surprise, horror, or joy.

Example : `I won!' he exclaimed.
`Help!' she cried.
`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost.

Synonyms : call out, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout

Meaning : Proclaim or announce in public.

Example : Before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news.
He cried his merchandise in the market square.

Synonyms : blazon out

Meaning : Demand immediate action.

Example : This situation is crying for attention.

Meaning : Utter a characteristic sound.

Example : The cat was crying.

Meaning : Bring into a particular state by crying.

Example : The little boy cried himself to sleep.