verb (used without object)
to cry out or speak suddenly and vehemently, as in surprise, strong emotion, or protest.
verb (used with object)
to cry out; say loudly or vehemently.
to cry out or speak suddenly or excitedly, as from surprise, delight, horror, etc
1560s, back-formation from exclamation or else from Middle French exclamer (16c.), from Latin exclamare “cry out loud,” from ex- intensive prefix “out” (see ex-) + clamare “cry, shout, call” (see claim (v.)). Spelling influenced by claim. Related: Exclaimed; exclaiming.
1. . 2. excluding. 3. . exclamation mark 1. exclamation 2. excluding 3. exclusive
/eks’ee/ or /eek’see/ or /E-X-E/ An executable binary file. Some operating systems (notably MS-DOS, VMS, and TWENEX) use the extension .EXE to mark such files. This usage is also occasionally found among Unix programmers even though Unix executables don’t have any required suffix. [Jargon File]
[ek-see-at] /ˈɛk siˌæt/ noun 1. permission granted by a bishop to a priest to leave the diocese. 2. British. official permission for a student to be absent from a college or university. /ˈɛksɪət/ noun (Brit) 1. leave of absence from school or some other institution 2. a bishop’s permission for a priest to leave his […]
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1. A scripting language produced by IBM in the late 1970s. Superseded by REXX. [SC24-5219, “Virtual Machine/System Product EXEC 2 Reference”]. [Successor to EXEC 1? With or without a space?] 2. An archaic operating system from UNIVAC. By about 1980 it had been replaced by EXEC 8. [Dates? Did EXEC 3 to EXEC 7 exist?] […]