cry out for

/kraɪ aʊt fɔr/

/kraɪ aʊt fɔ/

Other forms: cried out for; crying out for; cries out for

Definitions of cry out for
  1. verb
    need badly or desperately
    “This question cries out for an answer”
    synonyms: cry for
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    type of:
    ask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take
    require as useful, just, or proper
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