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Synonyms for herald
ˈhɛr əld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. herald, trumpeter(noun)

    (formal) a person who announces important news

    "the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet"

    Synonyms:
    precursor, trumpeter, cornetist, forerunner, trumpeter swan, predecessor, harbinger

  2. harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursor(verb)

    something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

    Synonyms:
    harbinger, precursor, predecessor, trumpeter, forerunner, antecedent

  3. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald(verb)

    foreshadow or presage

    Synonyms:
    predict, hail, betoken, announce, augur, annunciate, bode, portend, omen, harbinger, acclaim, prefigure, call, prognosticate, anticipate, foreshadow, foretell, forebode, forecast, declare, promise, auspicate, denote, presage

  4. acclaim, hail, herald(verb)

    praise vociferously

    "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, clap, announce, hail, applaud, harbinger, foretell, annunciate, come, spat

  5. hail, herald(verb)

    greet enthusiastically or joyfully

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, announce, hail, harbinger, foretell, annunciate, come

Wiktionary

  1. herald(noun)

    To proclaim, announce, etc. an event.

    Daffodils herald the Spring.

    Synonyms:
    messenger

  2. herald(noun)

    A harbinger, giving signs of things to come.

    Daffodils are heralds of Spring.

    Synonyms:
    harbinger

  3. herald(noun)

    An official whose speciality is heraldry, especially one between the ranks of pursuivant and king of arms.

    Rouge Dragon is a herald at the College of Arms.

    Synonyms:
    pursuivant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. herald

    To announce is to give intelligence of in some formal or public way. We may announce that which has occurred or that which is to occur, tho the word is chiefly used in the anticipative sense; we announce a book when it is in press, a guest when he arrives. We advertise our business, communicate our intentions, enunciate our views; we notify an individual, give notice to the public. Declare has often an authoritative force; to declare war is to cause war to be, where before there may have been only hostilities; we say declare war, proclaim peace. We propound a question or an argument, promulgate the views of a sect or party, or the decision of a court, etc. We report an interview, reveal a secret, herald the coming of some distinguished person or great event. Publish, in popular usage, is becoming closely restricted to the sense of issuing through the press; we announce a book that is to be published.

    Synonyms:
    advertise, announce, circulate, communicate, declare, enunciate, give notice (of), give out, make known, notify, proclaim, promulgate, propound, publish, report, reveal, say, spread abroad, state, tell

    Antonyms:
    bury, conceal, cover (up), hide, hush, keep back, keep secret, secrete, suppress, withhold

    Preposition:
    The event was announced to the family by telegraph.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. herald(n.)

    Synonyms:
    proclaimer, publisher, crier

  2. herald(n.)

    Synonyms:
    forerunner, precursor, harbinger

  3. herald(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    proclaim, announce, publish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. herald(n)

    Synonyms:
    messenger, forerunner, precursor, harbinger, crier

  2. herald(v)

    Synonyms:
    proclaim, announce, foretell, usher in

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "herald":

    pioneer, harbinger, harald, announce

How to pronounce herald?

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How to use herald in a sentence?

  1. Mike Fernandez:

    Mike Fernandez adds. Mike Fernandez, Mike Fernandez, did n’t mention Mike Fernandez in the ad or any other candidate from either side of the aisle. Mike Fernandez told the Miami Herald Friday Mike Fernandez did n’t run Mike Fernandez plan by the Jeb Bush campaign, but heard an earful when they learned of Mike Fernandez plan. Mike Fernandez is the founder of MBF Healthcare Partners. Mike Fernandez immigrated from Cuba in 1964 when Mike Fernandez was 12. Mike Fernandez donated $ 3 million to the former Florida governor earlier this year. In my home, my county, I can not stand by and accept demagoguery that would separate us-rich vs. poor, minority vs. Majority, red vs. Blue. Our nation stands today more divided than ever.

  2. Art Buchwald:

    His column explaining Thanksgiving to the French when he wrote for the Paris edition of the Herald Tribune there. --bb

  3. Frederick Hubbard:

    Now, the question is, what do we need to do to get them to recover ? said Dr. Frank Ridgleyhead of conservation and research at Zoo Miami. Biologists believe they have the answer. Executives of the Patch of Heaven Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating habitats for wildlife, in February finished building what they claim is the largest bat house in the world in an effort to save Floridas high flyers. Nobody else is doing this kind of work. Not on this scale, said Frederick Hubbard, the sanctuarys executive director. The two-tier structure can house up to 250,000 bats. The University of Florida boasts large bat houses of The University of Florida own.According to the [ UF ] web site, theyre the biggest occupied bat houses in the world, Frederick Hubbard told the Miami Herald. Our bat house is technically bigger. Were trying to get the wording right on that. Frederick Hubbard says the batstend to form colonies, living together and procreating. The new two-tier bat house can hold up to 250,000 total bats. ( Elina Shirazi/Fox News) Theres usually a dominant male, a large male who establishes and claims these coveted kinds of spaces and then he tries to attract females and the females tend to then be attracted to a male who is going to defend the territory and keep a safe space for them, Ridgley said. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Ridgley says the bats are vital to biodiversity and in fact helpful to humans. Theyre cleaning up our skies. Theyre providing all these services and in some parts of the country, you know, bats literally provide billions of dollars of services to the residents, Ridgley said. Ridgley said its hard to know the history of the bats since they were only discovered as a unique species in 2004. There was very little known about this bat just about a decade ago. I mean they only knew of one place where they were roosting and it was a mystery across their whole range here in South Florida. Anything about them, you know, what kind of groups they had, what they need to survive. So there was a lot of intensive study going into answering some of these questions, said Ridgley. Ridgley estimates their population is now only in the hundreds, and technology is helping them to keep track. One device they use, an echo meter, plugs into a cell phone and identifies the type of bat and itslocation based off of sound. They do a type of echolocation and supposedly they have some recorded sounds that theyre going to be able to put up into the bat-house that will attract them, said Frederick Hubbard. Creators claim this bat house at the Patch of Heaven Sanctuary is the largest in the world. Frederick Hubbard said that if their project accomplishes its aim, it may help rewrite the fate of these bats who have lost almost all of their habitat. For now, Frederick Hubbard said they are patiently waiting for the bats to rent out their space. Come home.

  4. Kevin Golden:

    This morning, Twitter locked our account for posting the video of real-world, violent threats made against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, this is the problem with the speech police in America today : The Lexington-Herald can attack Mitch with cartoon tombstones of The Lexington-Herald opponents. But we can't mock it.

  5. Lori Gregory:

    When we first got certified with therapy for Rojo, I thought 'oh this will be fun,' the first visit that we did, Shannon had him on the lead, and was taking him into a rehab facility. And I was kind of on his backside with all the nurses, and as she would take him in along the bedsides, I would hear them getting so excited. They said 'wow, Herald hasn't spoken in a month and I heard him say he's cute!' Or, 'look, Helen is trying to sit up and she hasn't moved for weeks.' Every room we were going in to, it was like seeing miracles happen.

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Translations for herald

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  • Herold, verkünden, Wappenherold, Wappenausleger, Verkündiger, BoteGerman
  • αγγελιοφόρος, πρόδρομος, προαναγγέλλω, προάγγελος, οικοσημολόγος, κήρυκαςGreek
  • heroldoEsperanto
  • heraldo, anunciarSpanish
  • sanansaattajaFinnish
  • héraut, découpure, annoncerFrench
  • բանբերArmenian
  • foriero, annunciare, messaggero, proclamare, corriere, araldo, precursore, messo, premonitore, banditore, annunciatoreItalian
  • 伝令官, 布告者, 告知者, 使者, ヘラルド, 前触れJapanese
  • навестува, гласник, предвестува, весник, предвесник, хералдMacedonian
  • szczerbówka, herold, zwiastowaćPolish
  • arauto, mensageiroPortuguese
  • anunța, mesager, herald, vestitorRomanian
  • герольдRussian
  • glasnik, vesnikSerbo-Croatian
  • häroldSwedish
  • העראַלדYiddish
  • 先锋Chinese

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