HyperDic: herald

English > 5 senses of the word herald:
NOUNperson herald, trumpeter(formal) a person who announces important news
communicationherald, harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, precursorsomething that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
VERBcommunicationherald, announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretellforeshadow or presage
communicationherald, acclaim, hailpraise vociferously
communicationherald, hailgreet enthusiastically or joyfully
herald > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rahld
Rhymesaddled ... wrinkled: 103 rhymes with ahld...
English > herald: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(formal) a person who announces important news.
Example"the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet"
Synonymtrumpeter
Broadermessenger, courierA person who carries a message
Usage offormalitycompliance with formal rules
Spanishheraldo
English > herald: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningSomething that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone.
Synonymsharbinger, forerunner, predecessor, precursor
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishanunciador, heraldo, nuncio, precursora, precursor, predecesor, presagio
Catalananunciador, precursor
Verbsheraldforeshadow or presage
English > herald: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningforeshadow or presage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsannounce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell
BroadertellLet something be known
Spanishanunciar, presagiar, vislumbrar
Catalananunciar
Nounsheraldsomething that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
English > herald: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpraise vociferously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsacclaim, hail
BroaderapplaudExpress approval of
Spanishaclamar, ovacionar, vitorear
Catalanaclamar, acollir, admetre, anunciar-se, aplaudir
English > herald: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninggreet enthusiastically or joyfully.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymhail
Broadergreet, recognize, recogniseExpress greetings upon meeting someone
Spanishaclamar, anunciar
Catalanaclamar, rebre

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