declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
"He was proclaimed King"
proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)
state or announce
"`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
"The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"
laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim(verb)
praise, glorify, or honor
"extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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, herald, make known, notify, promulgate, propound, publish, report, reveal, say, spread abroad, state, tell
The event was announced to the family by telegraph.
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How to use proclaim in a sentence?
It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.
As the Founding Fathers knew well, a government that does not trust its honest, law-abiding, taxpaying citizens with the means of self-defense is not itself worthy of trust. Laws disarming honest citizens proclaim that the government is the master, not the servant of the people... The Bill of Rights does not grant rights to the people, such that its repeal would legitimately confer upon government the powers otherwise proscribed. The Bill of Rights is the list of the fundamental, inalienable rights, endowed in man by his Creator, that define what it means to be a free and independent people, the rights which must exist to ensure that government governs only with the consent of the people.
I hereby proclaim my enthronement to those at home and abroad, i hereby swear that I will act according to the constitution and fulfill my responsibility as the symbol of the state and of the unity of the people of Japan, while always praying for the happiness of the people and the peace of the world as I stand with the people.
Not all who betray feel guilt and remorse. They often proclaim the betrayed deserved the punishment for past actions. A rationalization intended to ensnare the ignorant and offer warrant. Remember. The betrayer was either attempting to gain something for themselves, or to inflict pain upon you; or both.
From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54)
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- verkündigen, verkünden, erklärenGerman
- قبلا اعلام کردنPersian
- kuuluttaa, julistaaFinnish
- proclamer, déclarerFrench
- kunngjøre, kunngjere, proklamereNorwegian Nynorsk
- объяви́ть, провозглаша́ть, объявля́ть, провозгласи́тьRussian
- förkunna, proklameraSwedish
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