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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blare  \Blare\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Blaring}.]  [OE.  blaren,  bloren  to  cry,  woop;  cf  G. 
  pl["a]rren  to  bleat,  D.  blaren  to  bleat,  cry,  weep.  Prob.  an 
  imitative  word  but  cf  also  E.  blast.  Cf  {Blore}.] 
  To  sound  loudly  and  somewhat  harshly.  ``The  trumpet  blared.'' 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blare  \Blare\,  v.  t. 
  To  cause  to  sound  like  the  blare  of  a  trumpet;  to  proclaim 
  loudly. 
 
  To  blare  its  own  interpretation.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blare  \Blare\,  n. 
  The  harsh  noise  of  a  trumpet;  a  loud  and  somewhat  harsh 
  noise,  like  the  blast  of  a  trumpet;  a  roar  or  bellowing. 
 
  With  blare  of  bugle,  clamor  of  men.  --Tennyson. 
 
  His  ears  are  stunned  with  the  thunder's  blare.  --J.  R. 
  Drake. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blare 
  n  :  a  loud  harsh  or  strident  noise  [syn:  {blaring},  {cacophony}, 
  {clamor},  {din}] 
  v  1:  make  a  strident  sound;  "She  tended  to  blast  when  speaking 
  into  a  microphone"  [syn:  {blast}] 
  2:  make  a  loud  noise;  "The  horns  of  the  taxis  blared"  [syn:  {honk}, 
  {beep},  {claxon},  {toot}] 




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