AskDefine | Define proclaim

Dictionary Definition



1 declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles; "He was proclaimed King"
2 state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' " he exclaimed; "The King will proclaim an amnesty" [syn: exclaim, promulgate]
3 affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President" [syn: predicate]
4 praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, exalt, glorify]

User Contributed Dictionary



From proclamare, pro- (forth) + clamare (shout, cry out).



  1. To excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe.


to excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe

Extensive Definition

Proclaim is the second studio album by solo artist David W. Huff.

Track listing

  1. I've come to Worship
  2. Just like Jesus
  3. Near You
  4. Holy Rain Jesus
  5. My Song of Praise
  6. Glory Halleluija
  7. Shout it Out
  8. Run to His Mercy
  9. With a Prayer
  10. Blue Eyes like Janeys

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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