Definition of announce
1 : to make known publicly : proclaim announce a deal
2a : to give notice of the arrival, presence, or readiness of (something) announce dinnerb : to indicate beforehand : foretell an invention that announced a new era
3 US : to serve as an announcer of announce a football game
1 : to serve as an announcer
2 US a : to declare one's candidacy announce for presidentb : to declare oneself politically announce against a nominee
Examples of announce in a Sentence
The government announced a cut in taxes.
They announced plans to move the company out of the state.
The company president has announced her retirement.
Their engagement was formally announced in the newspaper.
Recent Examples of announce from the Web
In a note on his Facebook page, owner Seymour Satin announced that the bar will no longer be open after Friday, July 28.
Unsurprisingly, a Tesla news release announcing the appointment of Johnson Rice and Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch sidestepped the issue.
After that meeting, the two sides announced a cease-fire in southwest Syria, near the border with Jordan.
Trump, who frequently takes to Twitter to announce proposals or denounce opponents, was blindsided by, of all things, a tweet.
Announced last week by trustees who oversee the program, the change will equal about $30 extra a month for the average retiree.
Matteson officials announced the closing of the store at 5640 W. 211th St. in a tweet earlier this month.
Rand Paul of Kentucky and Susan Collins of Maine—had already announced their opposition to McConnell's bill.
After over five decades of male actors flying the TARDIS, Jodie Whittaker was announced as the first female incarnation of the beloved sci-fi/adventure figure Doctor Who.
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Origin and Etymology of announce
Middle English, from Anglo-French annuncier, from Latin annuntiare, from ad- + nuntiare to report, from nuntius messenger
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of announce
ANNOUNCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of announce for English Language Learners
: to make (something) known in a public or formal way : to officially tell people about (something)
: to say (something) in a loud and definite way
: to say in a formal or official way that something or someone has arrived or is present or ready
ANNOUNCE Defined for Kids
Definition of announce for Students
1 : to make known publicly They announced their engagement.
2 : to give notice of the arrival, presence, or readiness of announce dinner
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