Pro·claim v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proclaimed p. pr. & vb. n. Proclaiming.]
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 Announce.