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announce

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of announce

  1. to make known openly or publicly the excited coworker announced to everyone within hearing distance that she and her husband were expecting Synonyms of announce advertise, annunciate, blare, blaze, blazon, broadcast, declare, enunciate, flash, give out, herald, placard, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish, release, sound, trumpet Words Related to announce bark, call (off or out), cry; bill, billboard, bulletin, gazette [chiefly British]; knell, ring, toll; blurb, feature, pitch, plug, promote, puff; disseminate, spread; disclose, divulge, introduce, kithe [chiefly Scottish], manifest, report, reveal, show; advise, apprise, hand down, inform, notify; communicate, impart, intimate Phrases beat the drum (for or about), run with Near Antonyms of announce conceal, hush (up), silence, suppress, withhold; recall, recant, retract, revoke

Synonym Discussion of announce

declare, announce, proclaim, promulgate mean to make known publicly. declare implies explicitness and usually formality in making known.
    • the referee declared the contest a draw
announce implies the declaration of something for the first time.
    • announced their engagement at a party
proclaim implies declaring clearly, forcefully, and authoritatively.
    • the president proclaimed a national day of mourning
promulgate implies the proclaiming of a dogma, doctrine, or law.
    • promulgated an edict of religious toleration

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