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Prophesy

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
 : 
proph=e=sy

CIDE DICTIONARY

Prophesyv. t. [See Prophecy.].
  •  To foretell; to predict; to prognosticate.  [1913 Webster]
    "He doth not prophesy good concerning me."  1 Kings xxii. 8.  [1913 Webster]
    "Then I perceive that will be verified
    Henry the Fifth did sometime prophesy.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To foreshow; to herald; to prefigure.  [1913 Webster]
    "Methought thy very gait did prophesy
    A royal nobleness; I must embrace thee.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Prophesyv. i. 
  •  To utter predictions; to make declaration of events to come.  Matt. xv. 7.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give instruction in religious matters; to interpret or explain Scripture or religious subjects; to preach; to exhort; to expound.  Ezek. xxxvii. 7.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Prophesy, v. (-ies, -ied)
1 tr. (usu. foll. by that, who, etc.) foretell (an event etc.).
2 intr. speak as a prophet; foretell future events.
3 intr. archaic expound the Scriptures.

Derivative
prophesier n.
Etymology
ME f. OF profecier (as PROPHECY)

THESAURUS

Prophesy

adumbrate, anticipate, approach, augur, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be to be, be to come, bode, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, come, come on, divine, dope, dope out, dowse for water, draw near, draw on, expect, forebode, forecast, foresee, foreshadow, foretell, forewarn, fortune-tell, guess, harbinger, hariolate, herald, hope, lie ahead, look for, look forward to, loom, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy, near, plan, plot, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate, project, promise, read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, soothsay, speculate, tell fortunes, tell the future, threaten, vaticinate

ROGET THESAURUS

Prophesy

Prediction

VB predict, prognosticate, prophesy, vaticinate, divine, foretell, soothsay, augurate, tell fortunes, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, advise, forewarn, presage, augur, bode, abode, forebode, foretoken, betoken, prefigure, preshow, portend, foreshow, foreshadow, shadow forth, typify, pretypify, ominate, signify, point to, usher in, herald, premise, announce, lower, hold out expectation, raise expectation, excite expectation, excite hope, bid fair, promise, lead one to expect, be the precursor, extrapolate, project.


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