roar - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/rɔː(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyroar
he/she/itroars
present participleroaring
past tenseroared
past participleroared
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a crowd of people roar, they all shout at the same time because they are angry or excited
    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.

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  2. 3
    [intransitive]

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    if a lion roars, it makes a loud deep sound
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