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foretell

fore·tell

foretell

 
pronunciation:
for tel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: foretelling, foretells, foretold
definition: to tell of as likely or certain to happen; forecast; predict.
The wise man foretold a future of peace and plenty.
similar words:
forecast, foresee
derivation: foreteller (n.)
Word Parts
The word foretell contains the following part:
fore- Old English root that means before, in time or position