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prophesy

proph·e·sy

prophesy

 
 
pronunciation:
pra fih saI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: prophesied, prophesies, prophesying
definition 1: to foretell or reveal, esp. under divine inspiration.
The seers prophesied a great victory in battle.
synonyms:
augur, divine, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate
similar words:
foresee
definition 2: to indicate in advance; prefigure or foreshadow.
synonyms:
augur, forecast, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, omen, portend, prefigure, presage
similar words:
bode
definition 3: to announce as a prophecy.
synonyms:
foretell, predict
similar words:
proclaim, pronounce
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to reveal the future or divine will or judgment; serve as a prophet.
synonyms:
augur
similar words:
divine
definition 2: to make predictions.
synonyms:
forecast, predict, presage, prognosticate
similar words:
augur, divine
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derivations: prophesiable (adj.), prophesier (n.)