Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1828
CRY, v.i. pret. and pp. cried. It ought to be cryed. 1. To utter a loud voice; to speak, call or exclaim with vehemence; in a very general sense.2. To call importunately; to utter a loud voice, by way of earnest request of prayer.The people cried to Pharaoh for bread. Genesis 41.The people cried to Moses, and he prayed. Numbers 11.3. To utter a loud voice in weeping; to utter the voice of sorrow; to lament.But ye shall cry for sorrow of heart. Isaiah 65.Esau cried with a great and bitter cry. Genesis 27.Also, to weep or shed tears in silence; a popular use of the word.4. To utter a loud sound in distress; as, Heshbon shall cry. Isaiah 15.He giveth food to the young raves which cry. Psalm 147.5. To exclaim; to utter a loud voice; with out.And, lo, a spirit taketh him, and he suddenly crieth out. Luke 9.6. To proclaim; to utter a loud voice, in giving public notice.Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem. Jeremiah 2. The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness. Isaiah 40.7. To bawl; to squall; as a child.8. To yelp, as a dog. It may be used for the uttering of a loud voice by other animals.To cry against, to exclaim, or utter a loud voice, by way of reproof, threatening or censure.Arise, go to Nineveh, and cry against it. Jonah 1.To cry out, to exclaim; to vociferate; to scream; to clamor. 2. To complain loudly.To cry out against, to complain loudly, with a view to censure; to blame; to utter censure.To cry to, to call on in prayer; to implore.
CRY, v.t. 1. To proclaim; to name loudly and publicly for giving notice; as, to cry goods; to cry a lost a child.To cry down,1. To decry; to depreciate by words or in writing; to dispraise; to condemn.Men of dissolute lives cry down religion, because they would not be under the restraints of it. 2. To overbear. Cry down this fellows insolence.To cry up,1. To praise; to applaud; to extol; as, to cry up a mans talents or patriotism, or a womans beauty; to cry up the administration.2. To raise the price by proclamation; as, to cry up certain coins. [Not in use.]To cry off, in the vulgar dialect, is to publish intentions of marriage.
CRY, n. plu. cries.1. In a general sense, a loud sound uttered by the mouth of an animal; applicable to the voice of man or beast, and articulate or inarticulate.2. A loud or vehement sound, uttered in weeping, or lamentation; it may be a shriek or scream.And there shall be a great cry in all the land of Egypt. Exodus 11.3. Clamor; outcry; as, war, war, is the public cry.And there arose a great cry. Acts 23.4. Exclamations of triumph, or wonder, or of other passion.5. Proclamation; public notice.At midnight there was a cry made. Matthew 25.6. The notices of hawkers of wares to be sold int he street are called cries; as the cries of London.7. Acclamation; expression of popular favor.The cry went once for thee.8. A loud voice in distress, prayer or request; importunate call. He forgetteth no the cry of the humble. Psalm 9.There was a great cry in Egypt. Exodus 12.9. Public reports or complaints; noise; fame.Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great--I will go down, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it. Genesis 18.10. Bitter complaints of oppression and injustice.He looked for righteousness, and behold a cry. Isaiah 5.11. The sound or voice of irrational animals; expression of joy, fright, alarm, or want; as the cries of fowls, the yell or yelping of dogs, &c.1. A pack of dogs.