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forebode

verb fore·bode \(ˌ)fȯr-ˈbōd\

Definition of forebode

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to have an inward conviction of (as coming ill or misfortune)

  3. 2 :  foretell, portend

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  augur, predict

fore·bod·er noun


Examples of forebode

  1. <that police car parked outside the house doesn't forebode well>



1603

First Known Use of forebode

1603

Variants of forebode

also for·bode \(ˌ)fȯr-ˈbōd\


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