Part of speech: verb

To report officially; hence, to appoint.

Part of speech: noun

A newspaper, or printed account of current events; any official announcement.

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Usage examples "gazette":

  1. This was the Gazette, or rhymed news- letter, in which the gossip of the day, the diversions of the court, etc. - "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
  2. Whereat, Sir Morton's fury became so excessive that he actually shut up Badsworth Hall and went away for a whole year, greatly to the relief of the editor of the 'Riversford Gazette, ' who was able to dismiss him with a comfortable paragraph, thus: Sir Morton Pippitt has left Badsworth Hall for a tour round the world. - "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.
  3. The county Gazette had announced, as an important piece of news, that the author of The Puritan Nun was on a visit to his relatives, the Maitlands. - "That Fortune", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.