Announce

  • 1 Announce — 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. {Annunciate}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 announce — (v.) c.1500, proclaim, make known, from O.Fr. anoncier announce, proclaim (12c., Mod.Fr. annoncer), from L. annuntiare, adnuntiare to announce, relate, lit. to bring news, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + nuntiare relate, report, from …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 announce — [v1] make a proclamation advertise, annunciate, blast, blazon, broadcast, call, communicate, declare, disclose, disseminate, divulge, drum*, give out, impart, intimate, issue, make known, make public, pass the word*, proclaim, promulgate,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 announce — ► VERB 1) make a public declaration about. 2) be a sign of: lilies announce the arrival of summer. DERIVATIVES announcer noun. ORIGIN Latin annuntiare, from nuntius messenger …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 announce — I verb acquaint, advertise, advise, affirm, allege, annunciate, apprise, assert, asservate, aver, broadcast, bruit, bulletin, circulate, communicate, contend, convey, declare, disabuse, disclose, disseminate, enunciate, foretell, give out, herald …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 announce — publish, proclaim, *declare, promulgate, advertise, broadcast Analogous words: disclose, *reveal, divulge, tells *communicate, impart Contrasted words: *suppress, repress: conceal, *hide, bury: withhold, hold, hold back, reserve (see …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 announce — [ə nouns′] vt. announced, announcing [ME announcen < OFr anoncier < L annuntiare, to make known < ad , to + nuntiare, to report < nuntius, messenger: see NUNCIO] 1. to declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim 2. to say or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 announce — announceable, adj. /euh nowns /, v., announced, announcing. v.t. 1. to make known publicly or officially; proclaim; give notice of: to announce a special sale. 2. to state the approach or presence of: to announce guests; to announce dinner. 3. to …

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  • 9 announce — verb ADVERB ▪ formally, officially, publicly ▪ happily, proudly, triumphantly ▪ The company proudly announced the launch of its new range of cars. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 announce */*/*/ — UK [əˈnaʊns] / US verb [transitive] Word forms announce : present tense I/you/we/they announce he/she/it announces present participle announcing past tense announced past participle announced 1) to make a public or official statement, especially… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 announce — an|nounce W1S2 [əˈnauns] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: annoncer, from Latin annuntiare, from ad to + nuntiare to report ] 1.) to officially tell people about something, especially about a plan or a decision ▪ They announced their… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 announce — an•nounce [[t]əˈnaʊns[/t]] v. nounced, nounc•ing 1) to make known publicly or officially; proclaim; give notice of: to announce an engagement[/ex] 2) to state the approach or presence of: to announce a guest[/ex] 3) to make known to the mind or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 announce — verb (announced; announcing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French annuncier, from Latin annuntiare, from ad + nuntiare to report, from nuntius messenger Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to make known publicly ; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 announce — an|nounce [ ə nauns ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to make a public or official statement, especially about a plan, decision, or something that has happened: There was a press release announcing the Senator s resignation. Exxon has announced a 26%… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 announce — [[t]əna͟ʊns[/t]] ♦ announces, announcing, announced 1) VERB If you announce something, you tell people about it publicly or officially. [V that] He will announce tonight that he is resigning from office... [V n] She was planning to announce her… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 announce — verb 1) their financial results were announced Syn: make public, make known, report, declare, divulge, state, give out, notify, publicize, broadcast, publish, advertise, circulate, proclaim, blazon 2) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 announce — verb (T) 1 to officially tell people about a decision or something that will happen: They announced their engagement in The Times . | announce (that): A government spokesman announced that the hostages had been released. 2 to say something in a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 announce — [c]/əˈnaʊns / (say uh nowns) verb (announced, announcing) –verb (t) 1. to make known publicly; give notice of. 2. to state the approach or presence of: to announce guests; to announce dinner. 3. to make known to the mind or senses. –verb (i) 4.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 announce — 01. The government has [announced] that taxes will rise by two percent next year. 02. The winner will be [announced] at the end of the evening. 03. Could everyone please be quiet for a sec, I d like to make an [announcement] regarding the test… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 announce — verb /ʌˈnaʊns,əˈnaʊns,ˈæ.naʊns/ a) 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. b) To …

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