What does vaticinate mean?

Definitions for vaticinatevəˈtɪs əˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prophesy, vaticinate(verb)

    predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration

  2. vaticinate(verb)

    foretell through or as if through the power of prophecy


  1. vaticinate(Verb)

    Predict or foretell (future events).

  2. Origin: From vaticinatus, perfect passive participle of vaticinor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaticinate

    to prophesy; to foretell; to practice prediction; to utter prophecies

  2. Origin: [L. vaticinatus, p. p. of vaticinari to prophesy, fr. vaticinus prophetical, fr. vates a prophet.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vaticinate

    va-tis′i-nāt, v.t. to prophesy.—adj. Vat′ic, prophetic, oracular, inspired—also Vatic′inal.—ns. Vaticinā′tion, prophecy: prediction; Vatic′inator, a prophet. [L. vaticināri, -ātus, to prophesy—vates, a seer.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaticinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaticinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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