Proclaim is defined as to announce or declare.(verb)
An example of to proclaim is to announce that a fight is over.
See proclaim in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME proclamen < MFr proclamer < L proclamare < pro-, before + clamare, to cry out: see pro- & clamor
See proclaim in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb pro·claimed, pro·claim·ing, pro·claims
Origin: Middle English proclamen, proclaimen (influenced by claimen, to claim)
Origin: , from Old French proclamer
Origin: , from Latin prōclāmāre
Origin: : prō-, forward; see pro-1
Origin: + clāmāre, to cry out; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots.
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