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foretell


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foretell  \Fore*tell"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Foretold};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Foretelling}.] 
  To  predict;  to  tell  before  occurence  to  prophesy;  to 
  foreshow. 
 
  Deeds  then  undone  my  faithful  tongue  foretold.  --Pope. 
 
  Prodigies,  foretelling  the  future  eminence  and  luster 
  of  his  character.  --C. 
  Middleton. 
 
  Syn:  To  predict;  prophesy;  prognosticate;  augur. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foretell  \Fore*tell"\,  v.  i. 
  To  utter  predictions.  --Acts  iii.  24. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foretell 
  v  1:  foreshadow  or  presage  [syn:  {announce},  {annunciate},  {harbinger}, 
  {herald}] 
  2:  make  a  prediction  about  tell  in  advance;  "Call  the  outcome 
  of  an  election"  [syn:  {predict},  {prognosticate},  {call}, 
  {forebode},  {anticipate},  {promise}] 
  3:  indicate  by  signs;  "These  signs  bode  bad  news"  [syn:  {bode}, 
  {portend},  {auspicate},  {prognosticate},  {omen},  {presage}, 
  {betoken},  {foreshadow},  {augur},  {prefigure},  {forecast}, 
  {predict}] 




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