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VERB (1)

1. indicate by signs;
- Example: "These signs bode bad news"
[syn: bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, n. 1. An omen; a foreshadowing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The owl eke, that of death the bode bringeth. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A bid; an offer. [Obs. or Dial.] --Sir W. Scott [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, n. [AS. boda; akin to OFries. boda, AS. bodo, OHG. boto. See Bode, v. t.] A messenger; a herald. --Robertson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, n. [See Abide.] A stop; a halting; delay. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, imp. & p. p. from Bide. Abode. [1913 Webster] There that night they bode. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boded; p. pr. & vb. n. Boding.] [OE. bodien, AS. bodian to announce, tell from bod command; akin to Icel. bo?a to announce, Sw. b[*a]da to announce, portend. [root]89. See Bid.] To indicate by signs, as future events; to be the omen of; to portend to presage; to foreshow. [1913 Webster] A raven that bodes nothing but mischief. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Good onset bodes good end. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, v. i. To foreshow something; to augur. [1913 Webster] Whatever now The omen proved, it boded well to you. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: To forebode; foreshadow; augur; betoken. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bode \Bode\, p. p. of Bid. Bid or bidden. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bode v 1: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "bode": apprehend, augur, betoken, croak, forebode, foreshadow, foreshow, foretoken, forewarn, have a premonition, have a presentiment, look black, lower, menace, omen, portend, preapprehend, presage, promise, threaten, warn
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bode, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 327 Housing Units (2000): 168 Land area (2000): 0.409980 sq. miles (1.061843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.409980 sq. miles (1.061843 sq. km) FIPS code: 07210 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 42.867146 N, 94.287910 W ZIP Codes (1990): 50519 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bode, IA Bode