Synonyms of 'foretell'
to correctly predict (an event, a result, etc.) beforehandprophets who have foretold the end of the world
Nobody can predict what will happen.
They forecast a defeat for the Prime Minister.
She prophesied the Great Fire of London and her own death in 1561.
portend, , ,
Comets, in Western tradition, always portend doom and gloom.
Katya had dried her eyes. That boded well.
Sales figures foreshadow more redundancies.
augur, , , , , , , ,
Already there were problems. It didn't augur well.
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in the sense of adumbrate
in the sense of augur
to be a good or bad sign of future eventsAlready there were problems. It didn't augur well.
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