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Synonyms for herald
ˈhɛr əldher·ald

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. heraldnoun

    To proclaim, announce, etc. an event.

    Daffodils herald the Spring.


  2. heraldnoun

    A harbinger, giving signs of things to come.

    Daffodils are heralds of Spring.


  3. heraldnoun

    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.


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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.

    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

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

    The event was announced to the family by telegraph.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. herald, trumpeternoun

    (formal) a person who announces important news

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

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

  2. harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursorverb

    something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

    harbinger, precursor, predecessor, trumpeter, forerunner, antecedent

  3. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, heraldverb

    foreshadow or presage

    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, heraldverb

    praise vociferously

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

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

  5. hail, heraldverb

    greet enthusiastically or joyfully

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. heraldnoun

    proclaimer, publisher, crier

  2. heraldnoun

    forerunner, precursor, harbinger

  3. heraldverb

    proclaim, announce, publish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. heraldnoun

    messenger, forerunner, precursor, harbinger, crier

  2. heraldverb

    proclaim, announce, foretell, usher in

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "herald":

    pioneer, harbinger, harald, announce

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How to use herald in a sentence?

  1. Art Buchwald:

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

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.

  3. 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.

  4. Nicola Sturgeon:

    So to everyone who, like me, wants this election to herald the real and positive change that will make life better for ordinary people across these islands, I hold out a hand of friendship, the SNP if we are given the chance will be your allies in making that change.

  5. Elvis Picardo:

    When you have a dramatic decline like you've seen in oil prices, it could herald a turning point (in sentiment), i see a compelling buying opportunity in the energy space, but it's hard to convince people about that because of the ongoing cascade of bad news on oil.

Translations for herald

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  • Wappenausleger, Wappenherold, verkünden, Verkündiger, Herold, BoteGerman
  • αγγελιοφόρος, προαναγγέλλω, προάγγελος, πρόδρομος, οικοσημολόγος, κήρυκαςGreek
  • heroldoEsperanto
  • heraldo, anunciarSpanish
  • sanansaattajaFinnish
  • découpure, héraut, annoncerFrench
  • բանբերArmenian
  • premonitore, annunciatore, banditore, messo, precursore, araldo, foriero, annunciare, messaggero, proclamare, corriereItalian
  • 使者, 伝令官, 前触れ, 布告者, 告知者, ヘラルドJapanese
  • хералд, гласник, весник, навестува, предвестува, предвесникMacedonian
  • herold, zwiastować, szczerbówkaPolish
  • mensageiro, arautoPortuguese
  • anunța, mesager, vestitor, heraldRomanian
  • герольдRussian
  • glasnik, vesnikSerbo-Croatian
  • häroldSwedish
  • העראַלדYiddish
  • 先锋Chinese

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