1. [syn: announced, proclaimed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Proclaim \Pro*claim"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proclaimed; p. pr.
& vb. n. Proclaiming.] [OE. proclamen, L. proclamare; pro
before, forward + clamare to call or cry out: cf. F.
proclamer. See Claim.]
1. To make known by public announcement; to give wide
publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to
declare; as, to proclaim war or peace.
To proclaim liberty to the captives. --Isa. lxi. 1.
For the apparel oft proclaims the man. --Shak.
Throughout the host proclaim
A solemn council forthwith to be held. --Milton.
2. To outlaw by public proclamation.
I heard myself proclaimed. --Shak.
Syn: To publish; promulgate; declare; announce. See
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: declared publicly; made widely known; "their announced
intentions"; "the newspaper's proclaimed adherence to the
government's policy" [syn: announced, proclaimed]