forbode

verb for·bode

less common spelling of

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to have an inward conviction of (as coming ill or misfortune) My mind forebodes dire consequences from global warming.

  3. 2 :  foretell, portend Such dark clouds forebode a storm.

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  augur, predict


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