An example of announce is a person telling the country that he plans to run for president.
- to declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim
- to say or tell
- to make known the arrival of
- to make known through the senses: footsteps announced his return
- to be an announcer for
Origin of announceMiddle English announcen ; from Old French anoncier ; from Classical Latin annuntiare, to make known ; from ad-, to + nuntiare, to report ; from nuntius, messenger: see nuncio
- to serve as a radio or television announcer
- ⌂ to make known publicly one's candidacy or one's political endorsement of another: with for
verban·nounced, an·nounc·ing, an·nounc·es
- To make known publicly.
- To proclaim the presence or arrival of: announce a caller.
- To provide an indication of beforehand; foretell: The invention of the microchip announced a new generation of computers.
- To serve as an announcer for: announce a football game on TV.
- To declare one's candidacy: was declared the front-runner even before she announced.
- To serve as an announcer.
Origin of announceMiddle English announcen, from Old French anoncier, from Latin ann&umacron;ntiare : ad-, ad- + n&umacron;ntiare, to report (from n&umacron;ntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).
(third-person singular simple present announces, present participle announcing, simple past and past participle announced)