verb (used with object), an·nounced, an·nounc·ing.
verb (used without object), an·nounced, an·nounc·ing.
Origin of announce
Word Origin for announce
c.1500, "proclaim, make known," from Old French anoncier "announce, proclaim" (12c., Modern French annoncer), from Latin annuntiare, adnuntiare "to announce, relate," literally "to bring news," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + nuntiare "relate, report," from nuntius "messenger" (see nuncio). Related: Announced; announcing.