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proclaim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of proclaim

to make known openly or publicly
  • loudly proclaimed her innocence
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Phrases Synonymous with proclaim

beat the drum (for or about), run with

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Synonym Discussion of proclaim

declare, announce, proclaim, promulgate mean to make known publicly. declare implies explicitness and usually formality in making known.
    • the referee declared the contest a draw
announce implies the declaration of something for the first time.
    • announced their engagement at a party
proclaim implies declaring clearly, forcefully, and authoritatively.
    • the president proclaimed a national day of mourning
promulgate implies the proclaiming of a dogma, doctrine, or law.
    • promulgated an edict of religious toleration

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