- Proclaim implies official, formal announcement, made with the greatest possible publicity, of something of great moment or significance ``Proclaim liberty throughout all the land"" See also syn. study at assert.
- To publish is to make known through a medium that reaches the general public, now esp. the medium of printing
- To announce is to make something of interest known publicly or officially, esp. something of the nature of news to announce a sale
- Declare implies making something known openly by an explicit or clear statement, often one expressed formally he declared his intention to run for office