fore-tell

foretell

[fawr-tel, fohr-]
verb (used with object), foretold, foretelling.
to tell of beforehand; predict; prophesy.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English fortell. See fore-, tell1

foreteller, noun
unforetold, adjective


forecast, augur, presage, forebode.
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foretell (fɔːˈtɛl)
 
vb , -tells, -telling, -told
(tr; may take a clause as object) to tell or indicate (an event, a result, etc) beforehand; predict
 
fore'teller
 
n

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foretell
c.1300, from fore + tell. Related: Foretold.
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