Simple Definition of prophesy
: to state that something will happen in the future
Full Definition of prophesy
prophesierplay \-ˌsī(-ə)r\ noun
Examples of prophesy in a sentence
The book claims that modern events were prophesied in ancient times.
<holy men were prophesying the coming of a new messiah>
Origin and Etymology of prophesy
Middle English prophesien, from Anglo-French *prophecier, from Old French, from prophecie
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of prophesy
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