formally, officially, publicly
happily, proudly, triumphantly

The company proudly announced the launch of its new range of cars.


‘I'm hungry!’ he loudly announced.

be expected to, expect to

We expect to announce details of the plan later this week.

be delighted to, be pleased to, be proud to

Mr and Mrs James are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Louise.

regret to

We regret to announce the death of our chairman, Tony Rossi.


He announced to the crowd that the war was over.

Announce is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑email, ↑government, ↑headline, ↑letter, ↑loudspeaker, ↑minister, ↑newspaper, ↑president, ↑proclamation, ↑radio, ↑sign
Announce is used with these nouns as the object: ↑alliance, ↑allocation, ↑amnesty, ↑appointment, ↑arrival, ↑award, ↑birth, ↑cancellation, ↑ceasefire, ↑closure, ↑crackdown, ↑creation, ↑cut, ↑cutback, ↑date, ↑deal, ↑decision, ↑departure, ↑discovery, ↑dividend, ↑earnings, ↑end, ↑engagement, ↑enquiry, ↑establishment, ↑finding, ↑freeze, ↑improvement, ↑increase, ↑indictment, ↑initiative, ↑intention, ↑introduction, ↑launch, ↑merger, ↑moratorium, ↑move, ↑news, ↑plan, ↑postponement, ↑promotion, ↑reduction, ↑redundancy, ↑release, ↑reorganization, ↑resignation, ↑result, ↑retirement, ↑return, ↑review, ↑revision, ↑sale, ↑scheme, ↑shortlist, ↑squad, ↑support, ↑verdict, ↑victory, ↑visit, ↑willingness, ↑winner, ↑withdrawal, ↑work

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  • Announce — An*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Announced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Announcing}.] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See {Nuncio}, and cf. {Annunciate}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • announce — (v.) c.1500, proclaim, make known, from O.Fr. anoncier announce, proclaim (12c., Mod.Fr. annoncer), from L. annuntiare, adnuntiare to announce, relate, lit. to bring news, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + nuntiare relate, report, from …   Etymology dictionary

  • announce — [v1] make a proclamation advertise, annunciate, blast, blazon, broadcast, call, communicate, declare, disclose, disseminate, divulge, drum*, give out, impart, intimate, issue, make known, make public, pass the word*, proclaim, promulgate,… …   New thesaurus

  • announce — ► VERB 1) make a public declaration about. 2) be a sign of: lilies announce the arrival of summer. DERIVATIVES announcer noun. ORIGIN Latin annuntiare, from nuntius messenger …   English terms dictionary

  • announce — I verb acquaint, advertise, advise, affirm, allege, annunciate, apprise, assert, asservate, aver, broadcast, bruit, bulletin, circulate, communicate, contend, convey, declare, disabuse, disclose, disseminate, enunciate, foretell, give out, herald …   Law dictionary

  • announce — publish, proclaim, *declare, promulgate, advertise, broadcast Analogous words: disclose, *reveal, divulge, tells *communicate, impart Contrasted words: *suppress, repress: conceal, *hide, bury: withhold, hold, hold back, reserve (see …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • announce — [ə nouns′] vt. announced, announcing [ME announcen < OFr anoncier < L annuntiare, to make known < ad , to + nuntiare, to report < nuntius, messenger: see NUNCIO] 1. to declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim 2. to say or… …   English World dictionary

  • announce — announceable, adj. /euh nowns /, v., announced, announcing. v.t. 1. to make known publicly or officially; proclaim; give notice of: to announce a special sale. 2. to state the approach or presence of: to announce guests; to announce dinner. 3. to …   Universalium

  • announce */*/*/ — UK [əˈnaʊns] / US verb [transitive] Word forms announce : present tense I/you/we/they announce he/she/it announces present participle announcing past tense announced past participle announced 1) to make a public or official statement, especially… …   English dictionary

  • announce — an|nounce W1S2 [əˈnauns] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: annoncer, from Latin annuntiare, from ad to + nuntiare to report ] 1.) to officially tell people about something, especially about a plan or a decision ▪ They announced their… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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