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bel·low

 (bĕl′ō)
v. bel·lowed, bel·low·ing, bel·lows
v.intr.
1. To make the deep roaring sound characteristic of a bull.
2. To shout in a deep voice.
v.tr.
To utter in a loud, powerful voice. See Synonyms at yell.
n.
1. The roar of a large animal, such as a bull.
2. A very loud utterance or other sound.

[Middle English belwen, perhaps from Old English belgan, to be enraged, and bylgan, to bellow.]

bel′low·er n.

bellow

(ˈbɛləʊ)
vb
1. (intr) to make a loud deep raucous cry like that of a bull; roar
2. to shout (something) unrestrainedly, as in anger or pain; bawl
n
3. (Zoology) the characteristic noise of a bull
4. a loud deep sound, as of pain or anger
[C14: probably from Old English bylgan; related to bellan to bell2]
ˈbellower n

Bellow

(ˈbɛləʊ)
n
(Biography) Saul. 1915–2005, US novelist, born in Canada. His works include Dangling Man (1944), The Adventures of Angie March (1954), Herzog (1964), Humboldt's Gift (1975), The Dean's December (1981), and Ravelstein (2000): Nobel prize for literature 1976

bel•low

(ˈbɛl oʊ)
v.i.
1. to emit the loud hollow cry typical of a bull.
2. to roar; bawl.
v.t.
3. to utter in a loud deep voice.
n.
4. an act or sound of bellowing.
[before 1000; Middle English belwen, akin to Old English bylgan to roar (akin to bell 2)]
bel′low•er, n.

Bel•low

(ˈbɛl oʊ)

n.
Saul, born 1915, U.S. novelist, born in Canada: Nobel prize 1976.

bellow


Past participle: bellowed
Gerund: bellowing

Imperative
bellow
bellow
Present
I bellow
you bellow
he/she/it bellows
we bellow
you bellow
they bellow
Preterite
I bellowed
you bellowed
he/she/it bellowed
we bellowed
you bellowed
they bellowed
Present Continuous
I am bellowing
you are bellowing
he/she/it is bellowing
we are bellowing
you are bellowing
they are bellowing
Present Perfect
I have bellowed
you have bellowed
he/she/it has bellowed
we have bellowed
you have bellowed
they have bellowed
Past Continuous
I was bellowing
you were bellowing
he/she/it was bellowing
we were bellowing
you were bellowing
they were bellowing
Past Perfect
I had bellowed
you had bellowed
he/she/it had bellowed
we had bellowed
you had bellowed
they had bellowed
Future
I will bellow
you will bellow
he/she/it will bellow
we will bellow
you will bellow
they will bellow
Future Perfect
I will have bellowed
you will have bellowed
he/she/it will have bellowed
we will have bellowed
you will have bellowed
they will have bellowed
Future Continuous
I will be bellowing
you will be bellowing
he/she/it will be bellowing
we will be bellowing
you will be bellowing
they will be bellowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bellowing
you have been bellowing
he/she/it has been bellowing
we have been bellowing
you have been bellowing
they have been bellowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bellowing
you will have been bellowing
he/she/it will have been bellowing
we will have been bellowing
you will have been bellowing
they will have been bellowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bellowing
you had been bellowing
he/she/it had been bellowing
we had been bellowing
you had been bellowing
they had been bellowing
Conditional
I would bellow
you would bellow
he/she/it would bellow
we would bellow
you would bellow
they would bellow
Past Conditional
I would have bellowed
you would have bellowed
he/she/it would have bellowed
we would have bellowed
you would have bellowed
they would have bellowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellow - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)bellow - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
2.Bellow - United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
Verb1.bellow - shout loudly and without restraintbellow - shout loudly and without restraint  
shout - utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
2.bellow - make a loud noise, as of animalbellow - make a loud noise, as of animal; "The bull bellowed"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

bellow

verb
1. shout, call, cry (out), scream, roar, yell, howl, shriek, clamour, bawl, holler (informal) He bellowed the information into the telephone.
noun
1. shout, call, cry, scream, roar, yell, howl, shriek, bell, clamour, bawl a bellow of tearful rage

bellow

verb
To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
noun
A loud, deep, prolonged sound:
Translations
صِياُح الغَضَب، جُؤاريَجْأر، يَصيحُ غَضَبا
řvanířvát
brølebrølen
ärjyntä
öskraöskur
bliovimasstaugtisustaugtiužbliauti
aurošanaaurotbaurošanabaurot
böğürmeböğürmek

bellow

[ˈbeləʊ]
A. N [of bull etc] → bramido m; [of person] → rugido m
B. VI [animal] → bramar; [person] → rugir
C. VT (also bellow out) [+ order, song] → gritar

bellow

[ˈbɛləʊ]
vi
[person] → brailler
[bull, cow] → mugir, beugler
vt [+ orders] → hurler
n [person] → hurlement m

bellow

vi (animal, person)brüllen; (singing also) → grölen (inf); to bellow at somebodyjdn anbrüllen
vt (also bellow out)brüllen; song alsogrölen (inf)
nBrüllen nt

bellow

[ˈbɛləʊ]
1. n (of bull) → muggito; (of person) → urlo
2. vi (see n) → muggire, urlare (a squarciagola)
3. vt (also bellow out) (order, song) → urlare (a squarciagola)

bellow

(ˈbeləu) verb
to roar like a bull. The headmaster bellowed at the children.
noun
an act of roaring.
References in classic literature ?
The report of the weapon made the cavern bellow like an eruption from a volcano; and when the smoke it vomited had been driven away before the current of air which issued from the ravine the place so lately occupied by the features of his treacherous guide was vacant.
It pained, and at the same time amused me, to behold the terrors that attended my advent, to see a furrowed cheek, weather-beaten by half a century of storm, turn ashy pale at the glance of so harmless an individual as myself; to detect, as one or another addressed me, the tremor of a voice which, in long-past days, had been wont to bellow through a speaking-trumpet, hoarsely enough to frighten Boreas himself to silence.
Boom, burst, crash, roar, storm, bellow, blow, thunder, explosion; howl, cry, shout, yell, groan; battle, hell.
The duke had to learn him over and over again how to say every speech; and he made him sigh, and put his hand on his heart, and after a while he said he done it pretty well; "only," he says, "you mustn't bellow out ROMEO
But see the angry Victor hath recall'd His Ministers of vengeance and pursuit Back to the Gates of Heav'n: The Sulphurous Hail Shot after us in storm, oreblown hath laid The fiery Surge, that from the Precipice Of Heav'n receiv'd us falling, and the Thunder, Wing'd with red Lightning and impetuous rage, Perhaps hath spent his shafts, and ceases now To bellow through the vast and boundless Deep.
There he checked, for he heard the yell of the Pack hunting, heard the bellow of a hunted Sambhur, and the snort as the buck turned at bay.
The lion's roar, the fierce wolf's savage howl, The horrid hissing of the scaly snake, The awesome cries of monsters yet unnamed, The crow's ill-boding croak, the hollow moan Of wild winds wrestling with the restless sea, The wrathful bellow of the vanquished bull, The plaintive sobbing of the widowed dove, The envied owl's sad note, the wail of woe That rises from the dreary choir of Hell, Commingled in one sound, confusing sense, Let all these come to aid my soul's complaint, For pain like mine demands new modes of song.
My long-bow 'gainst a plugged shilling that he would run and bellow lustily at sight of a quarter-staff.
And yet when he say things that touch my husband-heart to the quick, and make my father-heart yearn to him as to no other man, not even you, friend John, for we are more level in experiences than father and son, yet even at such a moment King Laugh he come to me and shout and bellow in my ear,`Here I am
Though in certain circumstances these gentlemen bellow their loudest like bulls, though this, let us suppose, does them the greatest credit, yet, as I have said already, confronted with the impossible they subside at once.
Lead two sheep to the butcher's, two oxen to the slaughterhouse, and make one of them understand that his companion will not die; the sheep will bleat for pleasure, the ox will bellow with joy.
As they halted thus the lieutenant again be- gan to bellow profanely.