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VERB (3)

1. foreshadow or presage;
[syn: announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald]

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

3. 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:

Foretell \Fore*tell"\, v. i. To utter predictions. --Acts iii. 24. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Foretell \Fore*tell"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foretold; p. pr. & vb. n. Foretelling.] To predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to foreshow. [1913 Webster] Deeds then undone my faithful tongue foretold. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Prodigies, foretelling the future eminence and luster of his character. --C. Middleton. Syn: To predict; prophesy; prognosticate; augur. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

foretell v 1: foreshadow or presage [syn: announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald] 2: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election" [syn: predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise] 3: 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:

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "foretell": adumbrate, announce, anticipate, apprehend, approach, augur, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be to be, be to come, bode, call, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, come, come on, declare, disclose, divine, divulge, dope, dope out, dowse for water, draw near, draw on, expect, forebode, forecast, foreknow, foresee, foreshadow, foreshow, foretoken, forewarn, fortune-tell, guess, hariolate, hope, lie ahead, look for, look forward to, loom, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy, near, plan, plot, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, proclaim, prognosticate, project, promise, prophesy, read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, reveal, soothsay, speculate, tell fortunes, tell the future, threaten, vaticinate, warn