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Overview of noun foretelling

The noun foretelling has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication

(a statement made about the future)

2. divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune telling

(the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means)

Overview of verb foretell

The verb foretell has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald

(foreshadow or presage)

2. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise

(make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")

3. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict

(indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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