Synonyms for herald

Synonyms for (noun) herald

Synonyms: harbinger, herald, precursor, predecessor, forerunner

Definition: something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

Similar words: indicant, indication

Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest

Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease


Synonyms: herald, trumpeter

Definition: (formal) a person who announces important news

Usage: the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

Similar words: messenger, courier

Definition: a person who carries a message

Synonyms for (verb) herald

Synonyms: acclaim, herald, hail

Definition: praise vociferously

Usage: The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

Similar words: applaud

Definition: express approval of

Usage: I applaud your efforts


Synonyms: herald, hail

Definition: greet enthusiastically or joyfully

Similar words: greet, recognise, recognize

Definition: express greetings upon meeting someone


Synonyms: harbinger, herald, foretell, announce, annunciate

Definition: foreshadow or presage

Similar words: tell

Definition: let something be known

Usage: Tell them that you will be late