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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.


  1. announce

    To announce means to make something publicly known, often in a formal or official manner. This includes sharing information, news, events, decisions, or plans to a group, crowd, society, or the public, typically through various forms of media or communication.

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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    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. Wang Jing:

    This moment will surely go down in history. I announce the start of work on the great canal of Nicaragua.

  2. White House:

    The President is proud to have Minyon Moore on his team as he prepares to announce and confirm an extraordinarily qualified nominee after seeking the recommendations of Republicans and Democrats in the Senate, she is a leading strategist who has advised President Clinton, civil rights leaders, top members of the business community, and who teaches at Yale.

  3. Jim Bankoff:

    This year, there will be more to discuss than ever, code will build on Kara’s legacy, and we’ll continue to evolve the conference to best serve its audience. We’re proud to announce three new hosts, who are also leaders in tech journalism.

  4. Allen Coon:

    The flag will be preserved in the University Archives along with resolutions from students, faculty and staff calling for its removal. they didn't announce anything. They did it early this morning.

  5. One Trump adviser:

    In the last month, people have been telling him it may be smart to announce in October because we will be pretty certain by then whether Republicans are going to take over both chambers and he will become more of a topic related to the midterms and how he helped make that happen.

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