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Destroyers were the first to herald our entrance into the war.
Josephus Daniels

Meaning of "herald" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HERALD

From Old French herault, of Germanic origin; compare Old English here war.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HERALD

herald  [ˈhɛrəld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HERALD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Herald is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb herald in English.

WHAT DOES HERALD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

herald

Herald

A herald, or, more correctly, a herald of arms, is an officer of arms, ranking between pursuivant and king of arms. The title is commonly applied more broadly to all officers of arms. Heralds were originally messengers sent by monarchs or noblemen to convey messages or proclamations—in this sense being the predecessors of the modern diplomats. In the Hundred Years' War, French heralds challenged King Henry V to fight. During the Battle of Agincourt, the English and the French herald, Montjoie, watched the battle together from a nearby hill; both agreed that the English were the victors, and Montjoie provided King Henry V, who thus earned the right to name the battle, with the name of the nearby castle. Like other officers of arms, a herald would often wear a surcoat, called a tabard, decorated with the coat of arms of his master. It was possibly due to their role in managing the tournaments of the Late Middle Ages that heralds came to be associated with the regulation of the knights' coats of arms. Heralds have been employed by kings and large landowners, principally as messengers and ambassadors.

Definition of herald in the English dictionary

The first definition of herald in the dictionary is a person who announces important news. Other definition of herald is a forerunner; harbinger. Herald is also the intermediate rank of heraldic officer, between king-of-arms and pursuivant.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HERALD

PRESENT

Present
I herald
you herald
he/she/it heralds
we herald
you herald
they herald
Present continuous
I am heralding
you are heralding
he/she/it is heralding
we are heralding
you are heralding
they are heralding
Present perfect
I have heralded
you have heralded
he/she/it has heralded
we have heralded
you have heralded
they have heralded
Present perfect continuous
I have been heralding
you have been heralding
he/she/it has been heralding
we have been heralding
you have been heralding
they have been heralding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I heralded
you heralded
he/she/it heralded
we heralded
you heralded
they heralded
Past continuous
I was heralding
you were heralding
he/she/it was heralding
we were heralding
you were heralding
they were heralding
Past perfect
I had heralded
you had heralded
he/she/it had heralded
we had heralded
you had heralded
they had heralded
Past perfect continuous
I had been heralding
you had been heralding
he/she/it had been heralding
we had been heralding
you had been heralding
they had been heralding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will herald
you will herald
he/she/it will herald
we will herald
you will herald
they will herald
Future continuous
I will be heralding
you will be heralding
he/she/it will be heralding
we will be heralding
you will be heralding
they will be heralding
Future perfect
I will have heralded
you will have heralded
he/she/it will have heralded
we will have heralded
you will have heralded
they will have heralded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been heralding
you will have been heralding
he/she/it will have been heralding
we will have been heralding
you will have been heralding
they will have been heralding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would herald
you would herald
he/she/it would herald
we would herald
you would herald
they would herald
Conditional continuous
I would be heralding
you would be heralding
he/she/it would be heralding
we would be heralding
you would be heralding
they would be heralding
Conditional perfect
I would have herald
you would have herald
he/she/it would have herald
we would have herald
you would have herald
they would have herald
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been heralding
you would have been heralding
he/she/it would have been heralding
we would have been heralding
you would have been heralding
they would have been heralding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you herald
we let´s herald
you herald
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to herald
Past participle
heralded
Present Participle
heralding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HERALD


barrelled
ˈbærəld
carolled
ˈkærəld
disapparelled
ˌdɪsəˈpærəld
double-barreled
ˌdʌb əlˈbærəld
emerald
ˈɛmərəld
Fitzgerald
fɪtsˈdʒɛrəld
hareld
ˈhærəld
Harold
ˈhærəld
imperilled
ɪmˈperəld
muralled
ˈmjʊərəld
outgeneralled
aʊtˈdʒenərəld
single-barrelled
ˈsɪŋɡəlˌbærəld
tendrilled
ˈtɛndrəld
timbrelled
ˈtɪmbrəld
unapparelled
ˌʌnəˈpærəld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HERALD

herald moth
heraldic
heraldically
heraldist
heraldries
heraldry
heralds´ college
heraldship
Herat
herb
herb bennet
herb Christopher
herb garden
herb Gerard
herb layer
herb of grace
herb Paris

WORDS THAT END LIKE HERALD

bald
Buchenwald
Donald
Grindelwald
Macdonald
McDonald
Oriental emerald
Ostwald
Oswald
piebald
ribald
scald
Schwarzwald
skald
skewbald
Teutoburger Wald
the Weald
Tynwald
weald
woald

Synonyms and antonyms of herald in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HERALD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «herald» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of herald

Translation of «herald» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HERALD

Find out the translation of herald to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of herald from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «herald» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

预示…的来临
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anunciar
570 millions of speakers

English

herald
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हेराल्ड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هيرالد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вестник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anunciar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘোষক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

annoncer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengembala
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ankündigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

到来を告げる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

예고하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panyerat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹெரால்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हेराल्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

haberci
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

annunciare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwiastun
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вісник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

herald
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

herald
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Herald
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

härold
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

herald
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of herald

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HERALD»

The term «herald» is very widely used and occupies the 10.253 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HERALD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «herald» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «herald» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about herald

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QUOTES WITH «HERALD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word herald.
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Josephus Daniels
Destroyers were the first to herald our entrance into the war.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HERALD»

Discover the use of herald in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to herald and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Call of the Herald
Book One of The Dawning of Power trilogy.
Brian Rathbone, 2010
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Saints' Herald
The family magazine of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
‎1873
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The Herald of Divine Love
The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American ...
Saint Gertrude (the Great), Margaret Winkworth, 1993
4
Herald of the Autochthonic Spirit
Corso, Herald of Autoc. Spirit. Poetry heralding "the ivory applecart of tyrannical values"
Gregory Corso, 1981
5
USS Olympia: Herald of Empire
Today she is part of a naval shrine at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. This is a flesh-and-steel history of a pivotal warship that straddled the eras of commerce raiding and battle fleet confrontation in naval warfare.
Benjamin Franklin Cooling, 2007
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The Second Life Herald: The Virtual Tabloid that Witnessed ...
A behind-the-scenes account of the emergence of a fascinating virtual universe that is at once colorful, important, and unpredictable, with shocking consequences in the real world.
Peter Ludlow, Mark Wallace, 2007
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Robert Schumann : Herald of a "New Poetic Age": Herald of a ...
Schumann's character as man and artist thus emerges in all its complexity. The book concludes with an analysis of the late works and a postlude on Schumann's influence on successors from Brahms to Berg.
John Daverio Associate Professor of Music and Chairman of the Department of Music History and Literature Boston University, 1997
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Bob Marley: Herald of a Postcolonial World
Presents the life of the Jamaican musician who brought reggae music to world attention, discussing his involvement in Jamaican politics and the Rastafarian religion, his musical contributions, and his untimely death from cancer at the age ...
Jason Toynbee, 2007
9
21st Century Residential Landscape Design:
This beautifully illustrated book takes the reader on a journey through a number of outstanding gardens that have been landscaped by one of Australia's leading landscape designers, Dean Herald of Rolling S
Dean Herald, 2012
10
The Missionary Herald
Vols. for 1828-1934 contain the Proceedings at large of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
‎1931

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HERALD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term herald is used in the context of the following news items.
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Brock Holt soaks it up | Boston Herald
American League's Brock Holt, of the Boston Red Sox, celebrates with American League's Mark Teixeira, of the New York Yankees, after ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
2
Celtics Notebook: Boston acquires F/C Perry Jones | Boston Herald
LAS VEGAS — Virtually guaranteed not to be his last move of the summer, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge traded for ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
3
Tips sought on other potential assaults by accused … - Boston Herald
MORE CHARGES COMING: State police Col. Richard D. McKeon speaks at a press conference yesterday with Suffolk District Attorney Daniel ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
4
Adriana Cohen: 'Stunning historic mistake' puts … - Boston Herald
Lindsey Graham called the Iran deal a “disaster” yesterday during an interview on Boston Herald Radio. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
5
Boca Raton's Jozy Altidore dropped from U.S. Gold … - Miami Herald
Jozy Altidore was dropped from the U.S. Gold Cup roster for the knockout rounds of the tournament, coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
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Sergeant celebrates Ramadan alone at Guantánamo | Miami Herald
Sgt. 1st Class A posed for the Miami Herald on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in her civilian, prayer ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
7
Trump on Walsh: Apologize, or you should be fired | Boston Herald
Walsh said in yesterday's Herald that the front-running Republican real estate mogul wouldn't be able to build a hotel in Boston until he ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
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Mother, uncle now held without bond in case of Jack Garcia - Herald
Oriana Iris Garcia, left, and Jacob Andrew Barajas were arrested by Hagerstown police on Monday on charges of second-degree murder and ... «Herald-Mail Media, Jul 15»
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Your new Herald, at your service | The Herald
While The Herald for years has been a multi-media company, we are reorganizing our print and digital publications so they work together even ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
10
Few changes expected for '15-'16 in NBA | Boston Herald
LAS VEGAS — Discussion scored a lopsided victory against change as the NBA's competition committee and Board of Governors met here the ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»

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