aloud - loudly

aloud - loudly
If you say something aloud, you say it so that other people can hear you.

In no previous war could men say aloud what was on their minds.

If you read aloud a piece of writing, you say the words so that people can hear what has been written.

She read aloud to us from the newspaper.

If you do something loudly, you make a lot of noise when you do it.

The audience laughed loudly.


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  • aloud — [ə loud′] adv. 1. loudly [to cry aloud] 2. in an audible voice; not silently [read the letter aloud] …   English World dictionary

  • Aloud — A*loud , adv. [Pref. a + loud.] With a loud voice, or great noise; loudly; audibly. [1913 Webster] Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice. Isa. lviii. 1. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aloud — [adv] in a spoken voice, usually not softly audibly, clearly, distinctly, intelligibly, loudly, lustily, noisily, out loud, plainly, vociferously; concept 594 Ant. inaudibly, silently …   New thesaurus

  • aloud — a|loud [əˈlaud] adv if you read, laugh, say something etc aloud, you read etc so that people can hear you = out loud read/say sth aloud ▪ Joanne, would you read the poem aloud? laugh/groan/cry etc aloud ▪ The pain made him cry aloud. ▪ She could… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loudly — adverb 1. with relatively high volume (Freq. 10) the band played loudly she spoke loudly and angrily he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him cried aloud for help • Syn: ↑loud, ↑aloud …   Useful english dictionary

  • aloud — /euh lowd /, adv. 1. with the normal tone and volume of the speaking voice, as distinguished from whisperingly: They could not speak aloud in the library. 2. vocally, as distinguished from mentally: He read the book aloud. 3. with a loud voice;… …   Universalium

  • aloud — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. audibly; vociferously, loudly, with full voice. See loudness, hearing. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. audibly, out loud, above a whisper, distinctly, intelligibly, plainly, clearly, vociferously,… …   English dictionary for students

  • aloud — a•loud [[t]əˈlaʊd[/t]] adv. 1) in the normal tone and volume of the speaking voice 2) vocally, as distinguished from mentally: to read a book aloud[/ex] 3) in a loud voice; loudly: to cry aloud[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • aloud — /əˈlaʊd / (say uh lowd) adverb 1. with the natural tone of the voice as distinguished from in a whisper or silently: to read aloud. 2. with a loud voice; loudly: to cry aloud. {a 1 + loud} …  

  • aloud — adv 1. audibly, distinctly, plainly, clearly; loudly, loudly and clearly, Inf. out loud, with a loud voice, sonorously, resoundingly. 2. noisily, lustily, uproariously, boisterously; at the top of one s lungs, deafeningly, ear splittingly, thun… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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