Synonyms for foretold

  • boded
  • presaged
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORETOLD

Now learn what you must do, if you would avert all the evils which I have foretold.

"If the witchwife had not foretold it I should say that I dreamed," thought the old poet.

As the fair Rosa, with foreboding doubt, had foretold, so it happened.

As Turkey had foretold, she darted aside, and I retreated behind my stone.

Where are the breakings out from Berwick to Portland which they foretold?

M. de Choiseul, to whom she mentioned the matter, said that the woman had also foretold fine things that were to happen to him.

Ain't you heard about the fortune tellin' and how 'twas foretold she'd marry a Butler?'

The same that had, according to Robbie's landlady, foretold the plague.

The same thing was foretold to a priest who lived in the same place.

The line of levels, as Blake had foretold, had been an easy one to run.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from fore- + tell (v.). Related: Foretold; foretelling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FORETOLD

expected

adjectiveanticipated
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