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1. herald

verb. ['ˈhɛrəld'] foreshadow or presage.

Synonyms

  • announce
  • annunciate
  • tell
  • foretell

Etymology

  • heraud (Anglo-Norman)
  • heraut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Herald

  • fitzgerald
  • imperiled
  • jerrold
  • jerald
  • herold
  • harrold
  • harold
  • gerrald
  • gerald
  • barreled

How do you pronounce herald?

Pronounce herald as ˈhɛrəld.

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Example sentences of the word herald


1. Noun, singular or mass
• Morg (supervillain and herald of Galactus, the planet eater)

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Annual cherry blossom festivals throughout the United States herald this spectacular tree.

2. herald

verb. ['ˈhɛrəld'] praise vociferously.

Synonyms

  • applaud
  • acclaim

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • criticize
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • heraud (Anglo-Norman)
  • heraut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. herald

noun. ['ˈhɛrəld'] (formal) a person who announces important news.

Synonyms

  • trumpeter
  • courier

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • decertify
  • reject

Etymology

  • heraud (Anglo-Norman)
  • heraut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. herald

verb. ['ˈhɛrəld'] greet enthusiastically or joyfully.

Synonyms

  • recognize
  • recognise
  • greet

Etymology

  • heraud (Anglo-Norman)
  • heraut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. herald

noun. ['ˈhɛrəld'] something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone.

Synonyms

  • forerunner
  • harbinger
  • indication
  • indicant
  • precursor

Antonyms

  • associate
  • say farewell
  • welcome
  • forget

Etymology

  • heraud (Anglo-Norman)
  • heraut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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