To vociferate is to shout or yell. People vociferate when they want to be heard.

Vociferating is a fancy word for shouting. A police officer vociferates by yelling "Stop!" at a suspect. In sports, coaches' vociferating is aimed at their players and the referees. Parents often vociferate when their children misbehave. If someone is talking very loudly, they're vociferating. Never vociferate in a library: a librarian will tell you to keep it down.

Definitions of vociferate
  1. verb
    utter in a very loud voice
    “They vociferated their demands”
    synonyms: shout out
    see moresee less
    type of:
    express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize
    articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
Word Family