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tr. & intr.v. vo·cif·er·at·ed, vo·cif·er·at·ing, vo·cif·er·ates
To utter (something) or cry out loudly and vehemently, especially in protest.

[Latin vōciferārī, vōciferāt-, from *vōcifer, carrying the voice : vōx, vōc-, voice; see voice + -fer, -fer.]

vo·cif′er·a′tion n.
vo·cif′er·a′tor n.


to exclaim or cry out about (something) clamorously, vehemently, or insistently
[C17: from Latin vōciferārī to clamour, from vōx voice + ferre to bear]
voˌciferˈation n
voˈciferˌator n


(voʊˈsɪf əˌreɪt)

v.i., v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to speak or cry out loudly, noisily, or vehemently, as in protest or complaint; shout; clamor.
[1590–1600; < Latin vōciferātus, past participle of vōciferāri to shout = vōci-, comb. form of vōx voice + -ferārī, iterative derivative of ferre to bear1]
vo•cif`er•a′tion, n.
vo•cif′er•a`tor, n.


Past participle: vociferated
Gerund: vociferating

I vociferate
you vociferate
he/she/it vociferates
we vociferate
you vociferate
they vociferate
I vociferated
you vociferated
he/she/it vociferated
we vociferated
you vociferated
they vociferated
Present Continuous
I am vociferating
you are vociferating
he/she/it is vociferating
we are vociferating
you are vociferating
they are vociferating
Present Perfect
I have vociferated
you have vociferated
he/she/it has vociferated
we have vociferated
you have vociferated
they have vociferated
Past Continuous
I was vociferating
you were vociferating
he/she/it was vociferating
we were vociferating
you were vociferating
they were vociferating
Past Perfect
I had vociferated
you had vociferated
he/she/it had vociferated
we had vociferated
you had vociferated
they had vociferated
I will vociferate
you will vociferate
he/she/it will vociferate
we will vociferate
you will vociferate
they will vociferate
Future Perfect
I will have vociferated
you will have vociferated
he/she/it will have vociferated
we will have vociferated
you will have vociferated
they will have vociferated
Future Continuous
I will be vociferating
you will be vociferating
he/she/it will be vociferating
we will be vociferating
you will be vociferating
they will be vociferating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vociferating
you have been vociferating
he/she/it has been vociferating
we have been vociferating
you have been vociferating
they have been vociferating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vociferating
you will have been vociferating
he/she/it will have been vociferating
we will have been vociferating
you will have been vociferating
they will have been vociferating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vociferating
you had been vociferating
he/she/it had been vociferating
we had been vociferating
you had been vociferating
they had been vociferating
I would vociferate
you would vociferate
he/she/it would vociferate
we would vociferate
you would vociferate
they would vociferate
Past Conditional
I would have vociferated
you would have vociferated
he/she/it would have vociferated
we would have vociferated
you would have vociferated
they would have vociferated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vociferate - utter in a very loud voicevociferate - utter in a very loud voice; "They vociferated their demands"
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"


To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:


A. VIvociferar, gritar
B. VTvociferar, gritar


vtschreien; he vociferated his grievanceser machte seinem Unmut Luft
vi (fig)seinem Unmut Luft machen (→ about über +acc)
References in classic literature ?
It is impossible to describe the effect produced by the last words of the honorable president-- the cries, the shouts, the succession of roars, hurrahs, and all the varied vociferations which the American language is capable of supplying.
At the whistle of the driver, amid the hurrahs, and all the admiring vociferations of the American language, the train left the platform of Baltimore.
There Ned Land and Conseil were slyly watching some of the ship's crew, who were opening the hatches, while cries of rage and fearful vociferations resounded outside.
From this apprehension, however, I was quickly relieved; for Kory-Kory, leaping from the pi-pi, and then backing himself up against it, like a porter in readiness to shoulder a trunk, with loud vociferations and a superabundance of gestures, gave me to understand that I was to mount upon his back and be thus transported to the stream, which flowed perhaps two hundred yards from the house.
With such vociferations, and with a boisterous manner which bespoke his perfect abandonment to the general licence and disorder, he groped his way towards the shed, where Hugh and Barnaby were sitting on the ground.
The prince was much discouraged, but at last he managed to make himself heard amid the vociferations of his excited visitors.
And all these scenes of violence came and went accompanied by the unrefined noise of deep vociferations proceeding from a man wounded in his paternal pride, declaring himself obviously accursed since one of his kids was a "slobbering idjut and the other a wicked she-devil." It was of her that this had been said many years ago.
And as she apprehended the boy's life was in danger, she screamed ten times louder than before; and indeed Master Blifil himself now seconded her with all the vociferation in his power.
The women and children gathered on the tops of the lodges and heightened the confusion of the scene by their vociferation. Old men who could no longer bear arms took similar stations, and harangued the warriors as they passed, exhorting them to valorous deeds.
From the whole extent of the invisible vale came a multitudinous intonation; it forced upon their fancy that a great city lay below them, and that the murmur was the vociferation of its populace.
The question was repeated: "I hope that your sister is safe in Germany by now." Margaret checked herself and said, "Yes, thank you; I heard on Tuesday." But the demon of vociferation was in her, and the next moment she was off again.
After some vociferation, quiet was at length fully restored, and, as very often happens in similar cases, a profound and remarkable silence ensued.