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
Bedsole, who was a lawyer for the Trump campaign and Sessions, took a swipe at the incumbent, Steve Marshall, in a press release announcing his campaign.
Hearing my name announced as a finalist on the TV was so exciting.
As the Agence France Presse reports, French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that Veil will be buried in the historic Panthéon mausoleum in Paris—a rare honor reserved for the country’s most esteemed figures.
Hollingsworth, who was born in Tennessee and moved to Indiana prior to announcing his run in 2015, defeated Democrat Shelli Yoder by 14 percentage points in 2016.
TOKYO — Konica Minolta, the Japanese manufacturer of photocopiers and printers, is preparing to announce a $900 million deal to acquire the American testing company Ambry Genetics, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions.
Shortly before the trial was supposed to begin, Edison officials in April announced the opposing sides agreed to negotiate a potential settlement.
Earlier this spring, it was announced that Barbara Gordon (AKA Batgirl) would be getting her very own movie directed by Joss Whedon of The Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer stardom.
The field for the 2017 Home Run Derby was announced Monday, and nary a Cincinnati Reds player was in it.
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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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