foretell[ fawr-tel, fohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF foretell
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORETELL
Few of us can foretell what may or may not happen under heaven.
Indeed, to this hour I have a lingering belief that cats can foretell the weather.
He cultivated the society of scholars, could interpret signs and foretell the future.
On the other hand, to dream of an onion is supposed in some parts to foretell sickness.
And they do often foretell the most wonderful things; I know they do.
A strange thing in the air that is said, in these parts, to foretell calamity.
Where or when they would eat in the valleys of the Ranges no one could foretell.
I asked the wise old Indian how he could foretell the winter.
You wise men of the Jews are seers and can foretell events—so they say.
Literally, we can shape a person's article of clothing, but cannot foretell his destiny.
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