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ex·claim

 (ĭk-sklām′)
v. ex·claimed, ex·claim·ing, ex·claims
v.intr.
To cry out suddenly or vehemently, as from surprise or emotion: The children exclaimed with excitement.
v.tr.
To express or utter (something) suddenly or vehemently: exclaimed her surprise.

[French exclamer, from Latin exclāmāre : ex-, ex- + clāmāre, to call; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·claim′er n.

exclaim

(ɪkˈskleɪm)
vb
to cry out or speak suddenly or excitedly, as from surprise, delight, horror, etc
[C16: from Latin exclāmāre, from clāmāre to shout]
exˈclaimer n

ex•claim

(ɪkˈskleɪm)

v.i.
1. to cry out or speak suddenly and vehemently, as in surprise, strong emotion, or protest.
v.t.
2. to cry out; say loudly or vehemently.
[1560–70; earlier exclame < Latin exclāmāre to cry out. See ex-1, claim]
ex•claim′er, n.

exclaim


Past participle: exclaimed
Gerund: exclaiming

Imperative
exclaim
exclaim
Present
I exclaim
you exclaim
he/she/it exclaims
we exclaim
you exclaim
they exclaim
Preterite
I exclaimed
you exclaimed
he/she/it exclaimed
we exclaimed
you exclaimed
they exclaimed
Present Continuous
I am exclaiming
you are exclaiming
he/she/it is exclaiming
we are exclaiming
you are exclaiming
they are exclaiming
Present Perfect
I have exclaimed
you have exclaimed
he/she/it has exclaimed
we have exclaimed
you have exclaimed
they have exclaimed
Past Continuous
I was exclaiming
you were exclaiming
he/she/it was exclaiming
we were exclaiming
you were exclaiming
they were exclaiming
Past Perfect
I had exclaimed
you had exclaimed
he/she/it had exclaimed
we had exclaimed
you had exclaimed
they had exclaimed
Future
I will exclaim
you will exclaim
he/she/it will exclaim
we will exclaim
you will exclaim
they will exclaim
Future Perfect
I will have exclaimed
you will have exclaimed
he/she/it will have exclaimed
we will have exclaimed
you will have exclaimed
they will have exclaimed
Future Continuous
I will be exclaiming
you will be exclaiming
he/she/it will be exclaiming
we will be exclaiming
you will be exclaiming
they will be exclaiming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exclaiming
you have been exclaiming
he/she/it has been exclaiming
we have been exclaiming
you have been exclaiming
they have been exclaiming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exclaiming
you will have been exclaiming
he/she/it will have been exclaiming
we will have been exclaiming
you will have been exclaiming
they will have been exclaiming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exclaiming
you had been exclaiming
he/she/it had been exclaiming
we had been exclaiming
you had been exclaiming
they had been exclaiming
Conditional
I would exclaim
you would exclaim
he/she/it would exclaim
we would exclaim
you would exclaim
they would exclaim
Past Conditional
I would have exclaimed
you would have exclaimed
he/she/it would have exclaimed
we would have exclaimed
you would have exclaimed
they would have exclaimed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exclaim - utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
gee - give a command to a horse to turn to the right side
aah, ooh - express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'; "They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"
cry, scream, shout out, yell, squall, shout, holler, hollo, call - utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
call out - call out loudly, as of names or numbers
2.exclaim - state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
declare - proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against; "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"
trumpet - proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet; "Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty"
clarion - proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

exclaim

verb cry out, call, declare, cry, shout, proclaim, yell, utter, call out, ejaculate, vociferate `I don't believe it!' he exclaimed.

exclaim

verb
To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion:
Translations
يَتَعَجَّب، يقول بِصَوتٍ عالٍ
zvolat
udbryde
felkiált
hrópa upp yfir sig
šauktukasšūksnis
iekliegtiesiesaukties
vzklikniti
birden bağırmakhaykırmak

exclaim

[ɪksˈkleɪm]
A. VTexclamar
B. VI to exclaim at sthexclamar ante algo

exclaim

[ɪkˈskleɪm]
vis'exclamer
vts'écrier
to exclaim that ... → s'écrier que ...

exclaim

vi he exclaimed in surprise when he saw iter schrie überrascht auf, als er es sah; she exclaimed at the sight of such extravagancebeim Anblick solcher Extravaganz entfuhr ihr ein Aufschrei
vtausrufen; at last! she exclaimedendlich! rief sie (aus)

exclaim

[ɪksˈkleɪm]
1. vtesclamare
2. vi to exclaim at sth (indignantly) → indignarsi per qc; (admiringly) → esprimere meraviglia davanti a qc

exclaim

(ikˈskleim) verb
to call out, or say, suddenly and loudly. `Good !' he exclaimed; She exclaimed in astonishment.
exclamation (ekskləˈmeiʃən) noun
an expression of surprise or other sudden feeling. He gave an exclamation of anger.
exclamation mark
the mark (!) following and showing an exclamation.
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