Synonyms of herald


1. herald, trumpeter, messenger, courier

usage: (formal) a person who announces important news; "the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet"

2. harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursor, indication, indicant

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


1. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald, tell

usage: foreshadow or presage

2. acclaim, hail, herald, applaud

usage: praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"

3. hail, herald, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: greet enthusiastically or joyfully

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Definition and meaning of herald (Dictionary)