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English verb: announce

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

SamplesShe denoted her feelings clearly.


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


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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