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verb roar pronunciation in American English /rɔr/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyroar
he/she/itroars
present participleroaring
past tenseroared
past participleroared

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a crowd of people roar, they all shout at the same time because they are angry or excited

    It was a performance that had spectators roaring in appreciation.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to say something in a loud, deep, angry voice

      “Come here at once,” he roared.

    2. b.
      [intransitive] informal to laugh very loudly
      roar with laughter:

      He threw back his head and roared with laughter.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to make a continuous, very loud noise

    Military planes and helicopters roared overhead.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] if a lion roars, it makes a loud deep sound

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