forebode definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To indicate the possibilities of; portend: harsh terms that foreboded estrangement.
    • to possess a premonition of (the next misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • to-be prescient of (some sick or misfortune); to have an inward belief of, as of a calamity which can be about to occur; to augur despondingly.
    • To indicate the probability of; portend: harsh words that foreboded estrangement.
    • to possess a premonition of (the next misfortune).
    • to point the probability of; portend: harsh terms that foreboded estrangement.
    • to own a premonition of (another misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • To be prescient of (some ill or misfortune); to have an inward belief of, by a calamity which is planning to take place; to augur despondingly.
    • To foretell.
    • becoming prescient of (some ill or misfortune); having an inward conviction of, since a calamity which can be planning to occur; to augur despondingly.
    • To indicate the possibilities of; portend: harsh words that foreboded estrangement.
    • having a premonition of (a future misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • to-be prescient of (some sick or misfortune); to own an inward conviction of, since a calamity that will be going to happen; to augur despondingly.
    • to point the chances of; portend: harsh terms that foreboded estrangement.
    • having a premonition of (a future misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • becoming prescient of (some sick or misfortune); to possess an inward conviction of, at the time of a calamity which will be going to occur; to augur despondingly.
    • to point the likelihood of; portend: harsh terms that foreboded estrangement.
    • to own a premonition of (a future misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • To be prescient of (some ill or misfortune); to possess an inward belief of, as of a calamity that is about to occur; to augur despondingly.
    • to point the likelihood of; portend: harsh words that foreboded estrangement.
    • to possess a premonition of (another misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • become prescient of (some sick or misfortune); to possess an inward conviction of, by a calamity that is about to happen; to augur despondingly.
    • To indicate the chances of; portend: harsh words that foreboded estrangement.
    • having a premonition of (the next misfortune).
    • To foretell.
    • is prescient of (some ill or misfortune); to own an inward belief of, as of a calamity that is about to occur; to augur despondingly.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To prophesy or anticipate.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To prophesy or predict.
    • To prophesy or predict.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To prophesy or anticipate.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To prophesy or anticipate.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To prophesy or anticipate.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To prophesy or anticipate.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
    • To prophesy or predict.
    • To foretell; to presage; to augur.
  • verb:
    • To predict a future event; to hint at a thing that will happen (especially as a literary product).
    • To predict the next event; to hint at something which may happen (especially as a literary device).
    • make a prediction about; tell beforehand
    • To predict a future event; to hint at something that will happen (especially as a literary device).
    • make a prediction about; tell in advance
    • make a prediction about; inform ahead of time
    • To predict a future occasion; to hint at something which may happen (especially as a literary unit).
    • make a prediction about; tell ahead of time
    • To predict the next event; to hint at something that will happen (especially as a literary unit).
    • To anticipate a future event; to hint at a thing that may happen (especially as a literary product).
    • To predict another event; to hint at a thing that can happen (especially as a literary product).
    • make a prediction about; tell in advance
    • make a prediction about; inform beforehand
    • make a prediction about; tell beforehand
    • To anticipate the next event; to hint at something that may happen (especially as a literary product).
    • make a prediction about; inform in advance
  • noun:
    • prognostication; presage
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • Presage; prognostication.
    • prognostication; presage
    • Prognostication; presage.
    • Presage; prognostication.
  • others:
    • To bode or announce before you start; prognosticate; presage, especially something regrettable or undesirable: as, the public temperament forebodes war; the clouds forebode rainfall.
    • To anticipate; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, especially of something evil.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, etc. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To bode or announce first; prognosticate; presage, particularly something regrettable or undesirable: since, the general public mood forebodes war; the clouds forebode rain.
    • To foresee; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, specifically of something evil.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, an such like. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To bode or announce ahead of time; prognosticate; presage, specifically anything regrettable or unwelcome: as, the public mood forebodes war; the clouds forebode rain.
    • To anticipate; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, especially of anything wicked.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, an such like. (identify foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To bode or announce ahead of time; prognosticate; presage, specially some thing unfortunate or undesirable: because, the public temperament forebodes war; the clouds forebode rain.
    • To foresee; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, specially of something bad.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, etc. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To bode or announce ahead of time; prognosticate; presage, especially some thing unfortunate or unwelcome: as, the general public temperament forebodes war; the clouds forebode rainfall.
    • To foresee; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, especially of some thing wicked.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, an such like. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To bode or announce first; prognosticate; presage, especially something unfortunate or unwelcome: because, the general public mood forebodes war; the clouds forebode rain.
    • To foresee; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, particularly of some thing bad.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, etc. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To bode or announce before you start; prognosticate; presage, particularly something regrettable or unwanted: as, the general public temperament forebodes war; the clouds forebode rainfall.
    • To foresee; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, especially of one thing evil.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, an such like. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.
    • To bode or announce before you start; prognosticate; presage, particularly some thing regrettable or undesirable: as, the general public mood forebodes war; the clouds forebode rainfall.
    • To foresee; be prescient of; feel a secret premonition of, specially of some thing bad.
    • Synonyms Predict, Presage, etc. (see foretell); to augur, portend, betoken, foreshadow, be ominous of.
    • To prophesy; presage.

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