annunciate

[uh-nuhn-see-eyt] /əˈnʌn siˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), annunciated, annunciating.
1.
to announce.
Origin
1350–1400; < Medieval Latin annūnciātus, for Latin annūntiātus, past participle of annūntiāre to make known. See announce, -ate1
Related forms
annunciable, adjective
annunciative, annunciatory
[uh-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈnʌn si əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
unannunciable, adjective
unannunciative, adjective
Can be confused
annunciate, enunciate.
British Dictionary definitions for annunciable
annunciate (əˈnʌnsɪˌeɪt, -ʃɪ-)
 
vb
(tr) a less common word for announce
 
[C16: from annunciātus, Medieval Latin misspelling of annuntiātus, past participle of Latin annuntiāre; see announce]
 
annunci'ation
 
n
 
annunciative
 
adj
 
annunciatory
 
adj

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Word Origin and History for annunciable
annunciate
1530s, from pp. adj. annunciate, from L. annunciatus, misspelling of annuntiatus, pp. of annuntiare (see announce).
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