Simple Definition of bode
: to be a sign of (a future event or situation)
Examples of bode in a sentence
This could bode disaster for all involved.
<her natural gift for reading boded well for her future in school>
Origin and Etymology of bode
Middle English, from Old English bodian; akin to Old English bēodan to proclaim — more at bid
First Known Use: before 12th century
Definition of bode
past of bide
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Definition of bode for Students
: to be a sign of (a future event) <This could bode difficulty for all of us.>
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