Announce and Tell


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Announce verb – Announce publicly or officially.
Tell is a synonym for announce in make known topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Announce", when it comes to topics like communicate, language, inform, make a proclamation.
Nearby Words: announcement, announced, announcer, announcing
Synonyms for Announce


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Tell verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: just tell us what is in your heart

Announce is a synonym for tell in communicate topic. You can use "Announce" instead a verb "Tell", if it concerns topics such as language, inform, make known.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

truth announce truth tell truth
name announce name tell name
time announce time tell time
way announce way tell way
Other nouns: plan, news, version, everyone, times, names.

Both words in one sentence

  • Stupidity Is the Only Option Once there, the villains announce their presence and tell you to capture a Charizard they found there.
  • Our Homunculi Are Different What, pray tell, will we do when these little homunculi awaken one day and announce that they have no further need of us?
  • Spare a Messenger The aliens announce that they will spare one crew member to tell Earth what they saw, and will kill the rest of the crew.
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