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shout (v.)

c. 1300, schowten "to call or cry out loudly," of unknown origin; perhaps from the root of shoot (v.) on the notion of "throw the voice out loudly," or related to Old Norse skuta "a taunt" (compare scout (v.2)); both from PIE root *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw." Related: Shouted; shouting.

shout (n.)

late 14c., from shout (v.).

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Definitions of shout from WordNet
1
shout (v.)
utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking);
My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout
shout (v.)
utter a sudden loud cry;
Synonyms: shout out / cry / call / yell / scream / holler / hollo / squall
shout (v.)
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy;
`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
Synonyms: exclaim / cry / cry out / outcry / call out
shout (v.)
use foul or abusive language towards;
The angry mother shouted at the teacher
2
shout (n.)
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition;
Synonyms: cry / outcry / call / yell / vociferation
From wordnet.princeton.edu