forebode

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verb fore·bode \(ˌ)fȯr-ˈbōd\

Definition of forebode

  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

foreboder

noun

Examples of forebode in a sentence

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

1603

First Known Use of forebode

1603

Variants of forebode

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