Cry

What is Cry ?

Cry is (noun) 1. a loud shout No one heard her cries for help. 2. a sharp sound made by a bird or animal The cry of the eagles overhead. We could hear the cries of monkeys in the trees. (NOTE: The plural is cries.)(verb) 1. to have tears coming out of your eyes The baby cried when her mother took away her toys. Cutting up onions makes me cry. Many people were crying when they left the cinema. to cry over spilt milk to be upset because of something which you couldn’t prevent (informal.) It’s no use crying over spilt milk – what’s happened has happened. 2. to call out ‘Hello there’, she cried.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level