Meaning of aloud

a•loud

Pronunciation: (u-loud'), [key]
— adv.
  1. with the normal tone and volume of the speaking voice, as distinguished from whisperingly: They could not speak aloud in the library.
  2. vocally, as distinguished from mentally: He read the book aloud.
  3. with a loud voice; loudly: to cry aloud in grief.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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