Synonyms of herald in English:

herald


See definition of herald

noun

1‘a herald announced the armistice’

SYNONYMS
messenger, courier, bearer of tidings
proclaimer, announcer, crier, town crier

2‘they considered the first primroses as the herald of spring’

SYNONYMS
harbinger, sign, indicator, indication, signal, prelude, portent, omen, augury, forewarning, presage, announcer
forerunner, precursor, messenger, usher
avant-courier
literary foretoken

verb

1‘screams and shouts heralded their approach’

SYNONYMS
proclaim, announce, broadcast, publicize, declare, trumpet, make public, make known, blazon
advertise, promote, beat the drum about

2‘the speech heralded a change in policy’

SYNONYMS
signal, indicate, announce, point to, spell, presage, augur, portend, promise, prefigure, foreshadow, foretell, usher in, show in, pave the way for, open the way for, be a harbinger of, be a forerunner, be a precursor of
precede, come before
rare forebode, foretoken, betoken, harbinger