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English verb: announce

1. announce (communication) make known; make an announcement


SamplesShe denoted her feelings clearly.


Synonymsdenote


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)advertise, advertize, blare out, blat out, blazon out, call out, cry, denounce, meld, post, publicise, publicize, report, report, sound, trump, trump out

2. announce (communication) announce publicly or officially


SamplesThe President declared war.


ExamplesThey announce that there was a traffic accident


Synonymsdeclare


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)say, state, tell


Narrower (hyponym)promulgate

3. announce (communication) give the names of


SamplesHe announced the winners of the spelling bee.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)identify, name

4. announce (communication) foreshadow or presage


Synonymsannunciate, foretell, harbinger, herald


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)tell









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