An example of to proclaim is to announce that a fight is over.
Proclaim a general amnesty for political prisoners; proclaim the suspect to be guilty.
Proclaim one's opposition to an idea.
Acts that proclaimed him a friend.
Origin of proclaim
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Borrowed from Latin proclamare, from pro- (“forth") + clamare (“to shout, cry out").