cry n


  1. Call; appeal; request; entreaty; impassioned plea.
  2. Call; shout; yell; exclamation; excited utterance.

cry [cried] v

Fr. < L. quirītāre, raise a plaintive cry, wail, scream, bewail, lament; originally, to implore the aid of the Quirītes, or Roman citizens.

  1. Say; exclaim; call out; utter in a loud voice.
  2. Sob; weep; lament; shed tears.