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VERB (1)

1. make a prediction about; tell in advance;
- Example: "Call the outcome of an election"
[syn: predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forebode \Fore*bode"\, v. i. To foretell; to presage; to augur. [1913 Webster] If I forebode aright. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forebode \Fore*bode"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foreboded; p. pr. & vb. n. Foreboding.] [AS. forebodian; fore + bodian to announce. See Bode v. t.] 1. To foretell. [1913 Webster] 2. To be prescient of (some ill or misfortune); to have an inward conviction of, as of a calamity which is about to happen; to augur despondingly. [1913 Webster] His heart forebodes a mystery. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Sullen, desponding, and foreboding nothing but wars and desolation, as the certain consequence of C[ae]sar's death. --Middleton. [1913 Webster] I have a sort of foreboding about him. --H. James. Syn: To foretell; predict; prognosticate; augur; presage; portend; betoken. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forebode \Fore*bode"\, n. Prognostication; presage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

forebode v 1: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election" [syn: predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "forebode": apprehend, be imminent, betoken, bludgeon, bode, bulldoze, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, comminate, croak, denounce, divine, dope, dope out, dowse for water, forecast, foresee, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, fortune-tell, give advance notice, guess, hariolate, have a premonition, have a presentiment, intimidate, look black, look threatening, lower, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy, menace, omen, portend, preapprehend, precaution, predict, prefigure, premonish, prenotify, presage, prewarn, prognosticate, promise, prophesy, read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, soothsay, speculate, tell fortunes, tell in advance, tell the future, threaten, utter threats against, vaticinate, warn