Hi. I have question about "cry" word, which has many meanings, but I'm curious especially two of them.
1. cry - to utter inarticulate sounds, especially of lamentation, grief, or suffering, usually with tears.
2. cry - to call loudly; shout; yell.

For example I have sentence:
"I cried with pain"
How the person whom I will say this, will know what I have in mind?
I have in mind first meaning, but the person may understood this as the second meaning. Am I right?

How to recognize, which meaning was used?
Anonymous"I cried with pain"
There's not really enough here to distinguish between the two meanings. Could be either one.

If you wish to make #2 clear, you can use "cry out."

He cried out for help.
He cried out in pain.

Otherwise, it could be just a whimpering.

- A.
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Thanks Avangi!
You helped me.
Simple word - "out", and the meaning is more precised.