forebode


fore·bode

verb \(ˌ)fr-ˈbōd\

Definition of FOREBODE

transitive verb
1
:  to have an inward conviction of (as coming ill or misfortune)
intransitive verb
:  augur, predict
fore·bod·er noun

Variants of FOREBODE

fore·bode also for·bode \(ˌ)fr-ˈbōd\

Examples of FOREBODE

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

First Known Use of FOREBODE

1603

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