aloud

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adverb \ə-ˈlau̇d\

Definition of aloud

  1. 1 :  with the speaking voice in a way that can be clearly heard <She read the story aloud.>

  2. 2 archaic :  in a loud manner :  loudly

Examples of aloud in a sentence

  1. <the mischievous teacher likes to call on the sleepiest-looking students to read aloud from the textbook>

Origin and Etymology of aloud

Middle English, from 1a- + loud


First Known Use: 13th century



ALOUD Defined for English Language Learners

aloud

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adverb \ə-ˈlau̇d\

Definition of aloud for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that can be clearly heard : in a voice that can be heard


ALOUD Defined for Kids

aloud

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adverb \ə-ˈlau̇d\

Definition of aloud for Students

  1. :  in a voice that can be clearly heard <read aloud>



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