"shouts" in the noun sense
1. cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation
a loud utterance often in protest or opposition
"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
"shouts" in the verb sense
utter in a loud voice talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking
"My grandmother is hard of hearing
2. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall
utter a sudden loud cry
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"
"I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
3. exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout
utter aloud often with surprise, horror, or joy
"`I won!' he exclaimed"
"`Help!' she cried"
"`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
4. abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout
use foul or abusive language towards
"The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"
"The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
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