Definitions for bodeboʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bodeboʊd(v.)bod•ed, bod•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to be an omen of; portend:

    news that bodes evil.

  2. Archaic. to foretell; predict.

  3. (v.i.)to portend:

    The promotion bodes well for his future.

Origin of bode:

bef. 1000; ME; OE bodian, der. of boda messenger


  1. Ref: a pt. of bide .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict(verb)

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bode(verb)

    to indicate by signs, as future events; to be the omen of; to portend to presage; to foreshow

  2. Bode(verb)

    to foreshow something; to augur

  3. Bode(noun)

    an omen; a foreshadowing

  4. Bode(noun)

    a bid; an offer

  5. Bode(verb)

    a messenger; a herald

  6. Bode(noun)

    a stop; a halting; delay

  7. Bode


  8. Bode

    bid or bidden


  1. Bode

    Bode is a city in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States. The population was 302 at the 2010 census.

Anagrams of bode

  1. Obed

Translations for bode

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to be an omen of or to foretell bad or good fortune

This bodes well for the future.

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