Definitions for: Foretell

[v] indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
[v] make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
[v] foreshadow or presage

Webster (1913) Definition: Fore*tell", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foretold; p. pr. &
vb. n. Foretelling.]
To predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to

Deeds then undone my faithful tongue foretold. --Pope.

Prodigies, foretelling the future eminence and luster
of his character. --C.

Syn: To predict; prophesy; prognosticate; augur.

Fore*tell", v. i.
To utter predictions. --Acts iii. 24.

Synonyms: announce, annunciate, anticipate, augur, auspicate, betoken, bode, call, forebode, forecast, foreshadow, harbinger, herald, omen, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate, promise

See Also: bespeak, bet, calculate, foreshow, guess, hazard, indicate, outguess, point, prophesy, read, secondguess, signal, tell, threaten, vaticinate, venture, wager

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