Proclaim

Pro*claim"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proclaimed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Proclaiming.] [OE. proclamen, L. proclamare; pro before, forward + clamare to call or cry out: cf. F. proclamer. See Claim.]
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1. To make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare; as, to proclaim war or peace.
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To proclaim liberty to the captives.
Isa. lxi. 1.
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For the apparel oft proclaims the man.
Shak.
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Throughout the host proclaim
A solemn council forthwith to be held.
Milton.
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2. To outlaw by public proclamation.
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I heard myself proclaimed.
Shak.
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Syn. -- To publish; promulgate; declare; announce. See Announce.
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