Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb proclaim

4 senses of proclaim

Sense 1
proclaim -- (declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles; "He was proclaimed King")
       => entitle, title -- (give a title to)

Sense 2
proclaim, exclaim, promulgate -- (state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty")
       => declare -- (state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with")

Sense 3
predicate, proclaim -- (affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President")
       => assert, asseverate, maintain -- (state categorically)

Sense 4
laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim -- (praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking")
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

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