- bode disaster
- recent data that bodes well for her reelection
- Any further diminishing of the species' gene pool can only bode ill for the future.
- —John Hew Fanshawe
- … the news … does not bode well for our future standard of living.
- —Lester C. Thurow
This could bode disaster for all involved.
her natural gift for reading boded well for her future in school
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: to be a sign of (a future event or situation)
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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