The definition of announce means to make something publicly known.(verb)
An example of announce is a person telling the country that he plans to run for president.
See announce in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME announcen < OFr anoncier < L annuntiare, to make known < ad-, to + nuntiare, to report < nuntius, messenger: see nuncio
See announce in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb an·nounced, an·nounc·ing, an·nounc·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English announcen
Origin: , from Old French anoncier
Origin: , from Latin annūntiāre
Origin: : ad-, ad-
Origin: + nūntiāre, to report (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).
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