[ US /əˈɫaʊd/ ]
[ UK /ɐlˈa‍ʊd/ ]
  1. using the voice; not silently
    please read the passage aloud
    he laughed out loud
  2. with relatively high volume
    cried aloud for help
    he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him
    the band played loudly
    she spoke loudly and angrily
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How To Use aloud In A Sentence

  • We sat in aw as we listened to Hillary's speech and wondered aloud what she's up too. POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, June 2, 2008
  • I used to read it aloud to my little brother, and we'd collapse into helpless laughter.
  • He spoke aloud to the empty room, “Cara, is everything ready?” 365 tomorrows » 2010 » February : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • She swallowed a humph, then nearly groaned aloud when, clapping her hands, Lady Hightham urged them to gather around for some music. ON A WICKED DAWN
  • The teacher asked the students to read the text aloud after class.
  • Here the interior is inlaid with millions of beautiful shells, scallops, paloudres, clams, periwinkles, mussels, oysters and rogans.
  • He almost laughed aloud when she mentioned his bewitching her into sleep.
  • The most embarrassing moment to realize that there is a tongue-twister in the prayer is when you say it aloud for the first time in worship, and the whole congregation snickers.
  • Eager hints would become rhapsodic proclamations; backstairs whispers would be babbled aloud in the corridors of the complex.
  • Then such a wave of despair and anguish overwhelmed him, the irrevocableness and implacability of fate so smote him, that he lifted up his head and howled aloud. Flush: a biography
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