- 1herald something to be a sign that something is going to happen These talks could herald a new era of peace She felt a dull ache in her right temple, heralding a migraine.
- 2herald somebody/something (as something) [often passive] to say in public that someone or something is good or important The report is being heralded as a blueprint for the future of transportation.
NAmE//ˈhɛrəld//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they herald
he / she / it heralds
past simple heralded
-ing form heralding