[ 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 ] give the names of


"He announced the winners of the spelling bee"

Used in print

(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)

No man 's name brought more cheers when it was announced in a rodeo .

Related terms

name announcer

[ 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 '' .

Related terms

tell harbinger