American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To make known publicly.
- v. To proclaim the presence or arrival of: announce a caller.
- v. To provide an indication of beforehand; foretell: The invention of the microchip announced a new generation of computers.
- v. To serve as an announcer for: announce a football game on TV.
- v. To declare one's candidacy: was declared the front-runner even before she announced.
- v. To serve as an announcer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make known formally; proclaim or make public; publish; give notice of: as, the birth of Christ was announced by an angel.
- To state or intimate the approach, arrival, or presence of.
- To make known, indicate, or make manifest to the mind or senses.
- To pronounce; declare by judicial sentence.
- Synonyms Declare, Announce, Proclaim, Publish, Promulgate; to make known, communicate, advertise, report. To declare is to make clear, so that there will be no mistake, to many or to few: as, to declare war. To announce is to make known, in a formal or official way, to many or to few; it is the only one of these words that sometimes has the meaning of making known the approach or future appearance of: as, to announce a new book. To proclaim is to announce to all, with an endeavor to force it upon general knowledge: when war has been declared, it is often proclaimed; so, also, it is usual to proclaim a blockade. To publish is to make public: as, to publish the bans. It may be orally or in print, or it may be to satisfy a legal requirement: as, to publish a law. To promulgate is to publish what is of concern to many, but hitherto has been known to few: as, to promulgate an opinion, to promulgate the gospel, or officially to promulgate a law or edict.
- v. transitive To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
- v. transitive To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
- v. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
- v. make known; make an announcement
- v. announce publicly or officially
- v. give the names of
- v. foreshadow or presage
- From Old French anoncier, from Latin annuntiare, from ad + nūntiō ("report, relate"), from nūntius ("messenger, bearer of news"). See nuncio, and compare with annunciate. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English announcen, from Old French anoncier, from Latin annūntiāre : ad-, ad- + nūntiāre, to report (from nūntius, messenger. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As the title announce, this one is all about The Underground.”
“As it would be for a parson to step up to the pulpit one Sunday, look hard at his congregation, and with a roguish grin announce, "It's all a load of hooey!”
“Jon and Kate Gosselin announce their separation (Jon & Kate Plus 8, Season 5) The duo called it quits after 10 years of marriage, eight kids and countless tabloid rumors.”
“July 3rd, 2009 8: 08 pm ET when I heard Palin announce this, I wondered how the Democrats were going to spin it, and now we know.”
“Palin announce that she is a candidate for President.”
“In addition, to when you announce, is the symbolism of where you announce.”
“My hair, I am proud to announce, is now short enough to render this question totally moot.”
“The latest person to announce is Andrew Horne of Kentucky.”
“What BBC radio news didn't announce is that "Judge Warwick McKinnon said Cecchetti would not be considered for parole until he has served" at least four years in custody ".”
“They have one son, JeanFrangois who, I am pleased to announce, is with us today.”
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Words in the Bible evoking biblical stories or with special spiritual meaning. Proper names have been reduced to the minimum.
Interesting, there is a traditional vocabulary of an Ukrainian, that differs from vocabulary of average American. It would be nice to explore it.
motion toward; addition to; nearness to
Note: can change forms
"These are talking words," I announce. "You mean verbs that can be used for dialogue?" you ask. "That's right!" I agree.
Very basic words for ESL students.
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