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Princeton's WordNet

  1. announce, denoteverb

    make known; make an announcement

    "She denoted her feelings clearly"

  2. announce, declareverb

    announce publicly or officially

    "The President declared war"

  3. announceverb

    give the names of

    "He announced the winners of the spelling bee"

  4. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, heraldverb

    foreshadow or presage


  1. announceverb

    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. Gilpin.

  2. announceverb

    To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.

    Publish laws, announce Or life or death. Prior.

  3. Etymology: From anoncier, from annuntiare, from ad + nuntio, from nuntius. See nuncio, and compare with annunciate.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Announceverb

    Etymology: annoucer, Fr. annuncio, Lat.

    Of the Messiah I have heard foretold
    By all the prophets; of thy birth at length
    Announc’d by Gabriel with the first I knew. Paradise Reg.

    Those, mighty Jove, mean time, thy glorious care,
    Who model nations, publish laws, announce
    Or life or death. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Announceverb

    to give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim

  2. Announceverb

    to pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Announce

    an-nowns′, v.t. to declare: to give public notice of: to make known.—n. Announce′ment. [O. Fr. anoncer—L. annuntiāread, to, nunti, -āre, to deliver news.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'announce' in Verbs Frequency: #176

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of announce in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of announce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of announce in a Sentence

  1. Adriana Ramos:

    But the government prefers to announce controversial and outdated initiatives instead of new ideas for sustainable development in the Amazon.

  2. Senator Harris:

    When I started my run for president, I said America needs a president who reflects the decency and dignity of the American people ; a president who speaks the truth ; and a president who fights for those whose voices are too often overlooked or ignored. I still believe that to this day. That is why I am proud to announce I am endorsing my friend, Vice President Beau Biden, for President of the United States.

  3. Donald Trump:

    As a former leader in the private sector, I am proud to officially announce the White House Office of American Innovation, which will develop innovative solutions to many problems our country faces.

  4. De Mistura:

    I will announce tomorrow when the parties (will reconvene) and the new talks (will happen).

  5. Karl Rove:

    Easter's coming up in a couple of weeks. We're likely not to see anybody else announce until after Easter. So [Cruz] is going to have a window where there's going to be a lot of coverage about him and he hopes to take advantage.

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