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Definition of "proclaim" []

  • To announce officially and publicly; declare. See Synonyms at announce. (verb-transitive)
  • To indicate conspicuously; make plain: wearing a button that proclaimed my choice for president. (verb-transitive)
  • To praise; extol. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "proclaim" in a sentence
  • "Due to the fact we have a politician running for president, that many proclaim is a Hero, makes me want to meet this former Navy pilot. and compare my 242 combat missions to his supposedly two before being shot down."
  • "SYRACUSE — Tucked into his wallet, Republican Senate candidate Joe DioGuardi keeps a worn voting card from his time in Congress that he likes to whip out and proclaim is "the most expensive credit card in the world.""
  • "Filkins shows us that black and white ideologies – political, moral or otherwise – may be easy to stand by in our comfortable, peaceful world, but they become much harder to proclaim from the other side of the world, in the grey heart of war."