HyperDic: foretell

English > 3 senses of the word foretell:
VERBcommunicationforetell, announce, annunciate, harbinger, heraldforeshadow or presage
communicationforetell, predict, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promisemake a prediction about
communicationforetell, bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, prefigure, forecast, predictindicate by signs
foretell > pronunciation
Soundsfaorteh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > foretell: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningforeshadow or presage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsannounce, annunciate, harbinger, herald
BroadertellLet something be known
Spanishanunciar, presagiar, vislumbrar
Catalananunciar
English > foretell: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake a prediction about; tell in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymspredict, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
Narroweraugurpredict from an omen
bet, wagerMaintain with or as if with a bet
forecast, calculatepredict in advance
prophesy, vaticinatepredict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration
readinterpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky
second-guess, outguessattempt to anticipate or predict
Broaderguess, venture, pretend, hazardPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Spanishanticipar, augurar, predecir, presagiar, prever, pronosticar, vaticinar
Catalananticipar, augurar, predir, presagiar, preveure, pronosticar, vaticinar
Nounsforetellinga statement made about the future
English > foretell: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningIndicate by signs.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsbode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, prefigure, forecast, predict
Narrowerforeshowforetell by divine inspiration
threatenTo be a menacing indication of something
Broaderbespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signalBe a signal for or a symptom of
Spanishagorar, anunciarse, augurar, predecir, prefigurar, presagiar, prever, pronosticar, vaticinar
Catalanaugurar, predir, presagiar, pronosticar, vaticinar

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