foreshow

  • 1 Foreshow — Fore*show , v. t. [AS. foresce[ a]wian to foresee, provide; fore + sce[ a]wian to see. See {Show}, v. t.] To show or exhibit beforehand; to give foreknowledge of; to prognosticate; to foretell. [1913 Webster] Your looks foreshow You have a gentle …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 foreshow — index anticipate (prognosticate), caution, forewarn, herald, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 foreshow — [fôrshō′] vt. foreshowed, foreshown or foreshowed, foreshowing [ME foreshewen < OE foresceawian] to show or indicate beforehand; foretell; prefigure …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 foreshow — /fawr shoh , fohr /, v.t., foreshowed, foreshown, showing. 1. to show beforehand. 2. foretell; foreshadow. [bef. 1000; ME forescewen, OE foresceawian. See FORE , SHOW] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 foreshow — verb /fɔːˈʃəʊ,fɔəˈʃəʊ/ To show in advance; to foretell, predict …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 foreshow — Synonyms and related words: adumbrate, auspicate, betoken, bode, forebode, forerun, foreshadow, foretoken, harbinger, have a hunch, have an intimation, herald, omen, portend, predict, preindicate, presage, promise, shadow, shadow forth …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 foreshow — v. show beforehand; predict by divine inspiration; prognosticate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 foreshow — verb (past participle foreshown) archaic foretell …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 foreshow — v. a. Predict, foretell, forebode, prophesy …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 foreshow — fore•show [[t]fɔrˈʃoʊ, foʊr [/t]] v. t. showed, shown, show•ing to foretell; foreshadow • Etymology: bef. 1000 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 foreshow — /fɔˈʃoʊ/ (say faw shoh) verb (t) (foreshowed, foreshown, foreshowing) to show beforehand; foretell; foreshadow. {Middle English forescewen, Old English forescēawian, from fore fore + scēawian show} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 foreshow — v.tr. (past part. shown) 1 foretell. 2 foreshadow, portend, prefigure …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 Portend — Por*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Portended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Portending}.] [L. portendre, portentum, to foretell, to predict, to impend, from an old preposition used in comp. + tendere to stretch. See {Position}, {Tend}.] 1. To indicate (events,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Portended — Portend Por*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Portended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Portending}.] [L. portendre, portentum, to foretell, to predict, to impend, from an old preposition used in comp. + tendere to stretch. See {Position}, {Tend}.] 1. To indicate… …

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  • 15 Portending — Portend Por*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Portended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Portending}.] [L. portendre, portentum, to foretell, to predict, to impend, from an old preposition used in comp. + tendere to stretch. See {Position}, {Tend}.] 1. To indicate… …

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  • 16 Prognosticate — Prog*nos ti*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prognosticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prognosticating}.] [See {Prognostic}.] To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate evil. Burke.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Prognosticated — Prognosticate Prog*nos ti*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prognosticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prognosticating}.] [See {Prognostic}.] To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Prognosticating — Prognosticate Prog*nos ti*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prognosticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prognosticating}.] [See {Prognostic}.] To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 bode — 1. verb a) To indicate by signs, as future events; to be the omen of; to portend to presage; to foreshow. b) To foreshow something; to augur. 2. noun a) An omen; a foreshadowing …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 Prediction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Prediction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prediction prediction announcement Sgm: N 1 program program programme &c.(plan) 626 Sgm: N 1 premonition premonition &c.(warning) 668 Sgm: N 1 prognosis prognosis …

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