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Meaning of ANNOUNCE

Pronunciation:  u'nawns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"
  2. [v]  foreshadow or presage
  3. [v]  make known; make an announcement; "She denoted his feelings clearly"
  4. [v]  give the names of; "He announced the winners of the spelling bee"

ANNOUNCE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: annunciate, declare, denote, foretell, harbinger, herald
 See Also: advertise, advertize, blare out, blat out, blazon out, call out, cry, denounce, identify, inform, meld, name, nol. pros., nolle pros, nolle prosequi, post, promulgate, publicise, publicize, report, say, sound, state, tell, trump, trump out



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An*nounce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Announced}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Announcing}.] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L.
annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius
messenger, bearer of news. See {Nuncio}, and cf.
1. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known;
   to publish; to proclaim.

         Her [Q. Elizabeth's] arrival was announced through
         the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts.

2. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.

         Publish laws, announce Or life or death. --Prior.

Syn: To proclaim; publish; make known; herald; declare;

Usage: To {Publish}, {Announce}, {Proclaim}, {Promulgate}. We
       {publish} what we give openly to the world, either by
       oral communication or by means of the press; as, to
       publish abroad the faults of our neighbors. We
       {announce} what we declare by anticipation, or make
       known for the first time; as, to {announce} the speedy
       publication of a book; to {announce} the approach or
       arrival of a distinguished personage. We {proclaim}
       anything to which we give the widest publicity; as, to
       {proclaim} the news of victory. We {promulgate} when
       we proclaim more widely what has before been known by
       some; as, to {promulgate} the gospel.

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