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announce (one's support) for someone or something

to declare one's political support for someone or something. The senator announced for the Supreme Court nominee. Our club announced for the incumbent candidate.
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announce something to someone

to tell something publicly to someone. The president announced his nominee for attorney general to the media. When was the news announced to the public?
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References in classic literature ?
Mankind in good earnest have availed so far in understanding themselves and their work, that the foremost watchman on the peak announces his news.
woman is mercy misplaced; and announces (to her husband's horror) that she has news to tell of Sir Patrick, which will probably take his sister-in-law by surprise.
Tope announces it to the Dean as an established discovery.
Blake left at his residence near Dorking, and announces his return to England as likely to take place in a week or less.
At length that low roar of many voices ran through the crowd which usually announces the arrival of whatever they have been waiting for.
Still ignorant of the fate of those who had trusted to the aid of the swift current, he at first listened intently to any signal or sounds of alarm, which might announce the good or evil fortune of their hazardous undertaking.
Why not announce thyself openly, and cast me off at once?
He then commanded his trumpet to sound a defiance to the challengers, and desired a herald to announce to them, that he should make no election, but was willing to encounter them in the order in which they pleased to advance against him.
But at the moment Mousqueton came to announce that the horses were ready, and they were arising from table, the stranger proposed to Porthos to drink the health of the cardinal.
If I consent to announce you, may I at least know whom to announce, monsieur?
I want everybody to know--I want you to let me announce it this evening at the ball.
One might bring one's self to announce aldermen and burgomasters, but a hosier was too much.
At last, however, on the repeated positive assurance that he really was Prince Muishkin, and must absolutely see the general on business, the bewildered domestic showed him into a little ante-chamber leading to a waiting-room that adjoined the general's study, there handing him over to another servant, whose duty it was to be in this ante-chamber all the morning, and announce visitors to the general.
At the bottom of the corridor which leads aloft from the lower chambers I whistled in accordance with the prearranged signal which was to announce to Perry and Ghak that I had been successful.
Ozma's High Chamberlain now hurried forward to announce the names of the new arrivals, calling out in a loud voice: