What does announce mean?

Definitions for announce
əˈnaʊnsan·nounce

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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

Wiktionary

  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. u2014 Gilpin.

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

  2. announceverb

    To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.

    Publish laws, announce Or life or death. u2014 Prior.

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

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. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Kevin Van Ausdal:

    I am heartbroken to announce that for family and personal reasons, I can not continue this race for Congress.

  2. Kristen Clarke:

    I think this is one of the most important decisions that Joe Biden will have to make finding the right attorney general, who can restore a commitment to equal justice under law for all, who can make protection of racial justice and civil rights a top priority. These are incredibly important principles and values of the country needs right now in its next attorney general, so I'm glad that the next administration isn't racing to announce a decision and being really thoughtful and careful in deciding who they put forth for this important position.

  3. Rick Meckler:

    With Apple, it's more about their forecast and China news and any upgrades they may want to announce.

  4. Senator Hatch:

    I'm pleased to announce that after two years of hard work, we've secured the release of Thamy Holt and Thamy Holt, who are now on their way home to the United States from Venezuela.

  5. Lopez Obrador:

    They're going to present me with an initial proposal on Monday, and we want to announce it to you and to the Mexican public on Wednesday or Thursday.

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