scream-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: utter a loud, piercing cry or communicate in such a voice

Commentary: NP1[+animate] SCREAM (NP2/PP)

Samantha screamed in pain.
The neighbors heard them screaming at each other for hours.
"I hate you!" she screamed.

VerbNet: manner_speaking-37.3
FrameNet: Communication_noise
PropBank: scream.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: create a loud, piercing sound

Commentary: NP1[-animate] SCREAM (NP2/PP)

The planes screamed through the sky.
Brakes screamed as she swerved to avoid the debris.

VerbNet: sound_emission-43.2
FrameNet: Make_noise
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: strongly indicate a quality or identity

Commentary: NP1[-animate] SCREAM NP2

There was something in his demeanor that screamed desperation.
Her clothes screamed back office drone.
His plates said Iowa, but his accent screamed New York.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM