Part of speech: verb

To announce publicly; usher in; proclaim.

Part of speech: noun

An official bearer of messages, as from a sovereign; any bearer of news; a forerunner.

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Usage examples "herald":

  1. A suppressed murmur which ran through the ranks of the majority as he spoke seems to herald coming storms. - "Letters From Rome on the Council", Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger.
  2. " It would be useless," says Mr. Davis in his letter to the " Herald," " to enter into a controversy whether the President may or may not have been influenced in the final determination of the moment for requesting Motley's resignation by the feeling caused by Sumner's personal hostility and abuse of himself." - "Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009.
  3. At about five o'clock the Evening Herald was brought in as usual. - "The-Darrow-Enigma", Severy, Melvin Linwood.