Definition of "announce" []

  • To make known publicly. (verb-transitive)
  • To proclaim the presence or arrival of: announce a caller. (verb-transitive)
  • To provide an indication of beforehand; foretell: The invention of the microchip announced a new generation of computers. (verb-transitive)
  • To serve as an announcer for: announce a football game on TV. (verb-transitive)
  • To declare one's candidacy: was declared the front-runner even before she announced. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make known publicly; proclaim (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To declare the arrival of (verb)
  • To reveal to the mind or senses; presage (verb)
  • To work as an announcer, as on radio or television (verb)
  • To make known (one's intention to run as a candidate) (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "announce" in a sentence
  • "As the title announce, this one is all about The Underground."
  • "As it would be for a parson to step up to the pulpit one Sunday, look hard at his congregation, and with a roguish grin announce, "It's all a load of hooey!""
  • "Jon and Kate Gosselin announce their separation (Jon & Kate Plus 8, Season 5) The duo called it quits after 10 years of marriage, eight kids and countless tabloid rumors."