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      vb   , cries, crying, cried  
1    intr   to utter inarticulate sounds, esp. when weeping; sob  
2    intr   to shed tears; weep  
3    intr; usually foll by: out   to scream or shout in pain, terror, etc.  
4    tr; often foll by: out   to utter or shout (words of appeal, exclamation, fear, etc.)  
5    intr; often foll by: out   (of animals, birds, etc.) to utter loud characteristic sounds  
6    tr   to hawk or sell by public announcement  
to cry newspapers     
7    to announce (something) publicly or in the streets  
8    intr; foll by: for   to clamour or beg  
9      (Scot)   to call  
10    cry for the moon   to desire the unattainable  
11    cry one's eyes or heart out   to weep bitterly  
12    cry quits or (mercy)   to give up a task, fight, etc.  
      n   pl   , cries  
13    the act or sound of crying; a shout, exclamation, scream, or wail  
14    the characteristic utterance of an animal or bird  
the cry of gulls     
15      (Scot)   a call  
16    Archaic   an oral announcement, esp. one made by town criers  
17    a fit of weeping  
18      (Hunting)   the baying of a pack of hounds hunting their quarry by scent  
19    a pack of hounds  
20    a far cry  
a    a long way  
b    something very different  
21    in full cry   (esp. of a pack of hounds) in hot pursuit of a quarry,   (See also)        cry down       cry off       cry out       cry up  
     (C13: from Old French crier, from Latin quiritare to call for help)  

battle cry  
1    a shout uttered by soldiers going into battle  
2    a slogan used to rally the supporters of a campaign, movement, etc.  
cry down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to belittle; disparage  
2    to silence by making a greater noise  
to cry down opposition     
cry off  
      vb   intr  
Informal   to withdraw from or cancel (an agreement or arrangement)  
cry out  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to scream or shout aloud, esp. in pain, terror, etc.  
2    often foll by: for  
Informal   to demand in an obvious manner  
our inner cities are crying out for redevelopment     
3    for crying out loud  
Informal   an exclamation of anger or dismay  
cry up  
      vb   tr, adv   to praise highly; extol  
hue and cry  
1    (formerly) the pursuit of a suspected criminal with loud cries in order to raise the alarm  
2    any loud public outcry  
     (C16: from Anglo-French hu et cri, from Old French hue outcry, from huer to shout, from hu! shout of warning + cri cry)  
street cry  
      n   often pl   the cry of a street hawker  
war cry  
1    a rallying cry used by combatants in battle  
2    a cry, slogan, etc., used to rally support for a cause  
Diccionario de inglés definición  


      vb   bawl, bewail, blubber, boohoo, greet     (Scot. or archaic)   howl one's eyes out, keen, lament, mewl, pule, shed tears, snivel, sob, wail, weep, whimper, whine, whinge     (informal)   yowl  
      n   bawling, blubbering, crying, greet     (Scot. or archaic)   howl, keening, lament, lamentation, plaint     (archaic)   snivel, snivelling, sob, sobbing, sorrowing, wailing, weep, weeping  
      vb   bawl, bell, bellow, call, call out, ejaculate, exclaim, hail, halloo, holler     (informal)   howl, roar, scream, screech, shout, shriek, sing out, vociferate, whoop, yell  
      n   bawl, bell, bellow, call, ejaculation, exclamation, holler     (informal)   hoot, howl, outcry, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squawk, whoop, yell, yelp, yoo-hoo  
      vb   advertise, announce, bark     (informal)   broadcast, bruit, hawk, noise, proclaim, promulgate, publish, shout from the rooftops     (informal)   trumpet  
      n   announcement, barking     (informal)   noising, proclamation, publication  
      vb   beg, beseech, clamour, entreat, implore, plead, pray  
      n   appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, prayer, supplication  
,       vb  
1    chortle, chuckle, giggle, laugh, snicker, snigger, twitter  
3    drone, mumble, murmur, mutter, speak in hushed tones, speak softly, utter indistinctly, whisper  

battle cry     
catchword, motto, slogan, war cry, war whoop, watchword  
cry down     
asperse, bad-mouth     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   belittle, decry, denigrate, disparage, knock     (informal)   rubbish     (informal)   run down, slag (off)     (slang)  
cry off     
back out, beg off, cop out     (slang)   excuse oneself, quit, withdraw, withdraw from  
hue and cry     
brouhaha, clamour, furore, hullabaloo, much ado, outcry, ruction     (informal)   rumpus, uproar  
war cry     
battle cry, rallying cry, slogan, war whoop  

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cry out, cry down, cry off, cry havoc

a far cry from id.
very different from
The charming and cosy cottage they moved into is a far cry from the tiny flat they were living in before / Her life with that fickle man is a far cry from being a dream life

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to cry
Lancashian -Northern England dialect word
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
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