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Definitions for forebode
fɔrˈboʊd, foʊr-fore·bode

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promiseverb

    make a prediction about; tell in advance

    "Call the outcome of an election"


  1. forebodenoun

    prognostication; presage

  2. forebodeverb

    To predict a future event; to hint at something that will happen (especially as a literary device).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forebodeverb

    to foretell

  2. Forebodeverb

    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

  3. Forebodeverb

    to fortell; to presage; to augur

  4. Forebodenoun

    prognostication; presage

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forebode

    fōr-bōd′, v.t. to feel a secret sense of something future, esp. of evil.—ns. Forebode′ment, feeling of coming evil; Forebod′er; Forebod′ing, a boding or perception beforehand; apprehension of coming evil.—adv. Forebod′ingly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forebode in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forebode in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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