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

2 senses of yell

Sense 1
shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall -- (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")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
yell, scream -- (utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine")
       => shout -- (utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout")

Antonyms of adj yelled

1 sense of yelled

Sense 1
shouted, yelled -- (in a vehement outcry; "his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises")

INDIRECT (VIA loud) -> soft -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

Similarity of adj yelled

1 sense of yelled

Sense 1
shouted, yelled -- (in a vehement outcry; "his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises")
       => loud (vs. soft) -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

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