with the normal tone and volume of the speaking voice, as distinguished from whisperingly:
They could not speak aloud in the library.
vocally, as distinguished from mentally:
He read the book aloud.
with a voice; loudly:
to cry aloud in grief.
Sometimes they find themselves in agreement with conservative arguments and say so aloud.
Stop Bashing Kagan Eric Alterman May 10, 2010
That line so outraged the dad at E-Z Car Rental that he repeated it aloud on Wednesday afternoon.
In New Jersey, There’s No Exit for Chris Christie’s Bridge Trolls Michael Daly January 8, 2014
Even China,” she says with amazement, “We were not expecting China to say that aloud.
Why America Must Stop Comparing Ukraine To World War II Will Cathcart March 9, 2014
Instead, he picked up the Bible on the nightstand and began “reading passages from Scripture aloud to them.”
11 Juiciest Bits From ‘Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson’ Abby Haglage November 13, 2012
Did you know Jane Austen loved Pride and Prejudice as her ‘own darling child’ and read it aloud at home?
Jane Austen’s Pride and Joy: ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Turns 200 Paula Byrne January 29, 2013
She read it aloud: it asked for the pleasure of their company at luncheon.
The Automobile Girls at Palm Beach Laura Dent Crane
He did me the honor to repeat it aloud; but the Minister’s answer was not heard.
Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 8, May 21, 1870 Various
“This is an unexpected obstacle,” says he, aloud, but to himself.
David Balfour, Second Part Robert Louis Stevenson
You are all in a flush, now, and have lain down this sheet and said aloud: ‘What an idea!
Ester Ried Yet Speaking Isabella Alden
Mary obeyed, and taking out a much soiled, blotted letter, Mrs. Campbell asked her to read it aloud.
The English Orphans Mary Jane Holmes
adverb, adjective (postpositive)
in a normal voice; not in a whisper
in a spoken voice; not silently
(archaic) in a loud voice
late 14c., from a- (1) + loud.
French. a lark. (initial capital letter) a French children’s song for group singing.
below decks. (on a square-rigged sailing ship) in the lower rigging, specifically, below the lower yards (opposed to ). ablaze; aflame. Historical Examples Also they were faine to alow such large bills of charges as were intolerable; the charges of ye patent came to above 500li. Bradford’s History of ‘Plimoth Plantation’ William Bradford But nothing […]
ablaze; aflame. Historical Examples Yet do not I alowe the diligence of some to painful, whych drawe out these thyngs by playinge at chesses or dyce. The Education of Children Desiderius Erasmus So coulde I alowe them but that my belly can 21not well affare nor a way with fastyng.Canni9. Two Dyaloges (c. 1549) Desiderius […]
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “famous warrior.”. Contemporary Examples There are dinner scenes where the nuns, dominated by Sister Aloysius, drink their milk and eat in silence. We Miserable Catholics Frank McCourt December 18, 2008 Will Sister Aloysius ever allow herself to be caught up in the winds of change? We […]