[ verb ] make known; make an announcement
"She denoted his feelings clearly"
Used in print(Sports Age, 24:9...)
In 1959 SAAMI 's shooting development program announced a new activity designed to expose thousands of teen-age boys and girls to the healthy fun enjoyed through the participation in the shooting sports .(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)
A group of sailors announced to Hudson that they would sail no farther .(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
`` Witt_House happily announces the engagement of Fran_Horowitz to Erwin_Schwartz of Fife_House '' .(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)
The dweller at p is last to hear about a new cure , the slowest to announce to his neighbors his urgent distresses , the one who goes the farthest to trade , and the one with the greatest difficulty of all in putting_over an idea or getting people to join him in a cooperative effort .(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)
The Leopard 's_Spots came from the pen of Thomas_Dixon in 1902 , and in_this he announced an `` unchangeable '' law .
[ verb ] announce officially
"The President declared war"
Used in print(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)
Once the full extent of_this Russian military penetration of Cuba was clear , President_Kennedy announced we would take whatever action was appropriate to prevent this , even if we had to go it alone .
The Navy , on April 25 , announced it is bringing_back the carrier Shangri-La from the Mediterranean , increasing to four the number of attack_carriers in the vicinity of Cuba .(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)
On May 9 , 1958 , the Commissioner announced his rulings .
[ verb ] foreshadow or presage
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Before you let_loose a howl saying we announced its coming , not once but several times , indeed we did .(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
The first sentence , with its platitudinous irony , announces an emblematic intent : `` The way to the churchyard ran_along beside the highroad , ran beside it all_the_way to the end ; that_is_to_say , to the churchyard '' .