foretell


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Synonyms for foretell

Synonyms for foretell

to tell about or make known (future events) in advance, especially by means of special knowledge or inference

to tell about or make known (future events) by or as if by supernatural means

Synonyms for foretell

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But who can foretell from one hour to the next what a woman will do?
with a view to making the said money) meant to hang about till they saw my lady drive home, and then to come back, and foretell Mr.
have stolen the best of my traps, and driven me altogether to make-shift inventions, which might foretell a dreary winter for me, should my time stretch into another season.
Some are known to you, such as the thermometer, which gives the internal temperature of the Nautilus; the barometer, which indicates the weight of the air and foretells the changes of the weather; the hygrometer, which marks the dryness of the atmosphere; the storm-glass, the contents of which, by decomposing, announce the approach of tempests; the compass, which guides my course; the sextant, which shows the latitude by the altitude of the sun; chronometers, by which I calculate the longitude; and glasses for day and night, which I use to examine the points of the horizon, when the Nautilus rises to the surface of the waves.
Then Alexandrus builds his ships at Aphrodite's suggestion, and Helenus foretells the future to him, and Aphrodite order Aeneas to sail with him, while Cassandra prophesies as to what will happen afterwards.
The incident of the serpent and the sparrows (2) takes place before them, and Calchas foretells what is going to befall.
The findings indicate that physicians who care for these patients should monitor them regularly for signs of bone thinning, which could foretell a risk for fractures.
And the monitoring of space debris will become so sophisticated that we will be able to foretell any NEA threat years in advance and deal with it.
CEOs who ran thriving companies were those prescient enough to foretell shifts in the business cycle.
2001), the sentence displays the misuse of auger (a tool for boring holes) for augur (to foretell or prophesy).
It was Hippocrates who said, "Declare the Past, Diagnose the Present, Foretell the Future.
They were thought to be capable of supernatural powers such as the convenient ability to foretell the future and interpret dreams.
Whether those data foretell the future or whether our votes will decrease in 2000 because of our complacency, a few months will tell.
Capacity planning reports that foretell database growth rates.
What we experienced during the conversion process could foretell what other nursing homes will face if they truly commit to subacute care.