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proclaim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of proclaim

  1. to make known openly or publicly loudly proclaimed her innocence, to widespread disbelief Synonyms of proclaim advertise, annunciate, blare, blaze, blazon, broadcast, declare, enunciate, flash, give out, herald, placard, post, announce, promulgate, publicize, publish, release, sound, trumpetWords Related to proclaim bark, call (off or out), cry; bill, billboard, bulletin, gazette [chiefly British]; knell, ring, toll; blurb, feature, pitch, plug, promote, puff; disseminate, spread; disclose, divulge, introduce, kithe [chiefly Scottish], manifest, report, reveal, show; advise, apprise, hand down, inform, notify; communicate, impart, intimateNear Antonyms of proclaim conceal, hush (up), silence, suppress, withhold; recall, recant, retract, revoke

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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