cry out against

cry out against
To complain strongly, usually as a group.

Action groups are crying out against plans to build on the woodland area.


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  • cry out against — index challenge, decry, demonstrate (protest), denounce (condemn), except (object), inveigh …   Law dictionary

  • cry\ out\ against — See: cry out(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To cry out against — Cry Cry (kr[imac]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cried} (kr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crying}.] [F. crier, cf. L. quiritare to raise a plaintive cry, scream, shriek, perh. fr. queri to complain; cf. Skr. cvas to pant, hiss, sigh. Cf. {Quarrel} a brawl,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cry out against — Blame, censure, condemn, complain of …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cry out — v. 1) (d; intr.) ( to appeal ) to cry out against; for (to cry out against injustice; to cry out for equal rights) 2) (d; intr., tr.) ( to shout ) to cry out to (he cried out to us to stop) * * * [ kraɪ aʊt] for (to cry out against injustice; to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cry out — verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy (Freq. 10) I won! he exclaimed Help! she cried I m here, the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost • Syn: ↑exclaim, ↑cry, ↑outcry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cry out — verb To shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness. 1979, See Also: cry out against, cry out for …   Wiktionary

  • To cry out — Cry Cry (kr[imac]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cried} (kr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crying}.] [F. crier, cf. L. quiritare to raise a plaintive cry, scream, shriek, perh. fr. queri to complain; cf. Skr. cvas to pant, hiss, sigh. Cf. {Quarrel} a brawl,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cry out on — Cry Cry (kr[imac]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cried} (kr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crying}.] [F. crier, cf. L. quiritare to raise a plaintive cry, scream, shriek, perh. fr. queri to complain; cf. Skr. cvas to pant, hiss, sigh. Cf. {Quarrel} a brawl,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cry out upon — Cry Cry (kr[imac]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cried} (kr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crying}.] [F. crier, cf. L. quiritare to raise a plaintive cry, scream, shriek, perh. fr. queri to complain; cf. Skr. cvas to pant, hiss, sigh. Cf. {Quarrel} a brawl,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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