Simple Definition of foretell
: to describe (something) before it happens
Examples of foretell in a sentence
We cannot foretell the future.
<a 16th-century astrologer who, some claim, accurately foretold 20th-century events>
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Synonym Discussion of foretell
FORETELL Defined for Kids
Definition of foretell for Students
: to tell of a thing before it happens
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