What does Foretell mean?

Definitions for Foretell
fɔrˈtɛl, foʊr-Foretell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald(verb)

    foreshadow or presage

  2. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise(verb)

    make a prediction about; tell in advance

    "Call the outcome of an election"

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

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

Wiktionary

  1. foretell(Verb)

    To tell what's going to happen in the future, especially but not necessarily by having the power of clairvoyance and using it.

  2. Origin: From . Compare Latinate premonition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foretell(verb)

    to predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to foreshow

  2. Foretell(verb)

    to utter predictions

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Foretell

    fōr-tel′, v.t. to tell before: to prophesy.—v.i. to utter prophecy.—n. Foretell′er.

Anagrams for Foretell »

  1. toll-free, tollfree

  2. Toll-free

  3. Tollfree

How to pronounce Foretell?

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    Alex
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How to say Foretell in sign language?

  1. foretell

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Foretell in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Foretell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Foretell in a Sentence

  1. Alexis Tsipras:

    If these measures are rejected, all (prospects) are open, any percentage of defeat for the Syriza party ... would open a discussion that I cannot foretell how would end. We would be entering an adventure.

  2. Michael Gove:

    I can't foretell the future but I don't believe that the act of leaving the European Union would make our economic position worse, I think it would make it better.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then.

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