What does the word proclaim mean?

Usage examples for proclaim

  1. This not only gave him the resolution, but forced him to proclaim the truth aloud, and to call injustice by its right name. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. He walked as though in putting his foot to the earth he always wished to proclaim that he was afraid of no man and no thing. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  3. Wait, he said, putting his hand over the telephone receiver, and added in a low voice to those in the room: He was just talking about that and thinks he will not proclaim martial law until there is actual violence- which he feels will follow the coming of the troops, when the men see he is determined. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White