Examples of foretell in a Sentence
We cannot foretell the future.
a 16th-century astrologer who, some claim, accurately foretold 20th-century events
Recent Examples of foretell from the Web
Clarke’s writings also foretold cellular phones, space stations, men on the moon and the Internet.
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First Known Use of foretell
Synonym Discussion of foretell
FORETELL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foretell for English Language Learners
: to describe (something) before it happens
FORETELL Defined for Kids
Definition of foretell for Students
: to tell of a thing before it happens
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