Definition of Cry out for

1. Verb. Need badly or desperately. "This question cries out for an answer"

Exact synonyms: Cry For
Generic synonyms: Ask, Call For, Demand, Involve, Necessitate, Need, Postulate, Require, Take



Definition of Cry out for

1. Verb. To be in urgent need (of) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cry Out For

cry babies
cry baby
cry blue murder
cry down
cry for
cry for help
cry havoc
cry in one's beer
cry into one's beer
cry like a baby
cry like a little girl
cry off
cry one's eyes out
cry out
cry out against
cry out for (current term)
cry reflex
cry someone a river
cry the blues
cry uncle
cry wolf
cryaesthesia
cryalgesia
cryanesthesia
crybabies
crybaby
crybaby tree
cryesthesia
cryin'
crying

Literary usage of Cry out for

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1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"cry out for all Moab ; ; 8. Also when I cry and shout, ; 8.1 fell upon my face, and cried, : 13. fell I down upon my face, and cried :30.and shall cry ..."

2. Modern Literature for Oral Interpretation: Practice Book for Vocal Expression by Gertrude Elizabeth Johnson (1920)
"I tell my wife to beat me till I cry out for mercy." . So when his followers returned to their houses that day and had finished their first exercise in ..."

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