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announce

an·nounce

announce

 
 
pronunciation:
naUns
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: announced, announces, announcing
definition 1: to make known publicly.
The couple announced their engagement.The quarterback announced that he would be retiring at the end of the season.
synonyms:
declare, proclaim, publish, tell
similar words:
advertise, bill, broadcast, call, disclose, introduce, publicize, return, reveal, trumpet, unveil
definition 2: to give notice of the presence of.
Shall we announce the guests?
synonyms:
introduce
similar words:
call, herald, name, present, proclaim, usher
definition 3: to act as announcer or commentator for.
He announces all the football games.
similar words:
anchor, call
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to serve as a television or radio announcer.
similar words:
broadcast, commentate, emcee
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  • announcer:
    a person who announces.
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