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Cry vs. Banzai — What's the Difference?

Cry vs. Banzai — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Cry and Banzai

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Cry

Shed tears, typically as an expression of distress, pain, or sorrow
Don't cry—it'll be all right
You'll cry tears of joy
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Banzai

A Japanese battle cry or patriotic cheer.
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Cry

Shout or scream, typically to express fear, pain, or grief
The little girl fell down and cried for mummy
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Banzai

Thrill-seeking; wild.
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Cry

(of a bird or other animal) make a loud characteristic call
The wild birds cried out over the water
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Banzai

A cry or cheer of enthusiasm, or to celebrate victory.
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Cry

A loud inarticulate shout or scream expressing a powerful feeling or emotion
A cry of despair
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Banzai

A cry or cheer of "banzai", to express enthusiasm or celebrate victory.
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Cry

The loud characteristic call of a bird or other animal
The harsh cries of magpies
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Banzai

Clipping of banzai charge
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Cry

A spell of shedding tears
I still have a cry, sometimes, when I realize that my mother is dead
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Banzai

Lit., May you live ten thousand years; - used in salutation of the emperor and as a battle cry.
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Cry

A pack of hounds
He kept a cry of hounds to hunt in the wilderness
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Banzai

A Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph
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Cry

To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
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Cry

To call loudly; shout.
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Cry

To utter a characteristic sound or call. Used of an animal.
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Cry

To demand or require immediate action or remedy
Grievances crying out for redress.
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Cry

To utter loudly; call out.
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Cry

To proclaim or announce in public
Crying one's wares in the marketplace.
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Cry

To bring into a particular condition by weeping
Cry oneself to sleep.
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Cry

(Archaic) To beg for; implore
Cry forgiveness.
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Cry

A loud utterance of an emotion, such as fear, anger, or despair.
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Cry

A loud exclamation; a shout or call.
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Cry

A fit of weeping
Had a good long cry.
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Cry

An urgent entreaty or appeal.
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Cry

A public or general demand or complaint.
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Cry

A common view or general report.
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Cry

An advertising of wares by calling out
Vendors' cries at the fish market.
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Cry

A rallying call or signal
A cry to arms.
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Cry

A slogan, especially a political one.
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Cry

The characteristic call or utterance of an animal.
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Cry

The baying of hounds during the chase.
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Cry

A pack of hounds.
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Cry

(Obsolete) Clamor; outcry.
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Cry

(Obsolete) A public announcement; a proclamation.
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Cry

(intransitive) To shed tears; to weep.
That sad movie always makes me cry.
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Cry

(transitive) To utter loudly; to call out; to declare publicly.
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Cry

(ambitransitive) To shout, scream, yell.
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Cry

(intransitive) To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals do.
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Cry

(transitive) To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by crying or weeping.
Tonight I’ll cry myself to sleep.
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Cry

To make oral and public proclamation of; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially things lost or found, goods to be sold, auctioned, etc.
To cry goods
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Cry

Hence, to publish the banns of, as for marriage.
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Cry

A shedding of tears; the act of crying.
After we broke up, I retreated to my room for a good cry.
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Cry

A shout or scream.
I heard a cry from afar.
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Cry

Words shouted or screamed.
A battle cry
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Cry

A clamour or outcry.
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Cry

(collectively) A group of hounds.
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Cry

A pack or company of people.
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Cry

(of an animal) A typical sound made by the species in question.
"Woof" is the cry of a dog, while "neigh" is the cry of a horse.
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Cry

A desperate or urgent request.
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Cry

(obsolete) Common report; gossip.
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Cry

To make a loud call or cry; to call or exclaim vehemently or earnestly; to shout; to vociferate; to proclaim; to pray; to implore.
And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice.
Clapping their hands, and crying with loud voice.
Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry unto thee.
The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord.
Some cried after him to return.
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Cry

To utter lamentations; to lament audibly; to express pain, grief, or distress, by weeping and sobbing; to shed tears; to bawl, as a child.
Ye shall cry for sorrow of heart.
I could find it in my heart to disgrace my man's apparel and to cry like a woman.
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Cry

To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals.
The young ravens which cry.
In a cowslip's bell I lieThere I couch when owls do cry.
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Cry

To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly.
All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I 'll speak.
The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal life!
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Cry

To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by crying or weeping; as, to cry one's self to sleep.
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Cry

To make oral and public proclamation of; to declare publicly; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially things lost or found, goods to be sold, ets.; as, to cry goods, etc.
Love is lost, and thus she cries him.
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Cry

To publish the banns of, as for marriage.
I should not be surprised if they were cried in church next Sabbath.
Men of dissolute lives cry down religion, because they would not be under the restraints of it.
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Cry

A loud utterance; especially, the inarticulate sound produced by one of the lower animals; as, the cry of hounds; the cry of wolves.
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Cry

Outcry; clamor; tumult; popular demand.
Again that cry was found to have been as unreasonable as ever.
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Cry

Any expression of grief, distress, etc., accompanied with tears or sobs; a loud sound, uttered in lamentation.
There shall be a great cry throughout all the land.
An infant crying in the night,An infant crying for the light;And with no language but a cry.
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Cry

Loud expression of triumph or wonder or of popular acclamation or favor.
The cry went once on thee.
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Cry

Importunate supplication.
O, the most piteous cry of the poor souls.
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Cry

Public advertisement by outcry; proclamation, as by hawkers of their wares.
The street cries of London.
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Cry

Common report; fame.
The cry goes that you shall marry her.
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Cry

A word or phrase caught up by a party or faction and repeated for effect; as, the party cry of the Tories.
All now depends upon a good cry.
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Cry

A pack of hounds.
A cry more tunableWas never hollaed to, nor cheered with horn.
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Cry

A pack or company of persons; - in contempt.
Would not this . . . get me a fellowship in a cry of players?
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Cry

The crackling noise made by block tin when it is bent back and forth.
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Cry

A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition;
The speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
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Cry

A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate);
A cry of rage
A yell of pain
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Cry

A slogan used to rally support for a cause;
A cry to arms
Our watchword will be `democracy'
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Cry

A fit of weeping;
Had a good cry
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Cry

The characteristic utterance of an animal;
Animal cries filled the night
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Cry

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
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Cry

Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain;
She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death
The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs
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Cry

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
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Cry

Proclaim or announce in public;
Before we had newspapers, a town cryer would cry the news
He cried his merchandise in the market square
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Cry

Demand immediate action;
This situation is crying for attention
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Cry

Utter a characteristic sound;
The cat was crying
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Cry

Bring into a particular state by crying;
The little boy cried himself to sleep
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