Prefigurate
Prefigurate \Pre*fig"u*rate\, v. t. [L. praefiguratus, p. p. See {Prefigure}.] To prefigure. [R.] --Grafton. [1913 Webster]

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  • prefigurate — index portend, presage, presuppose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prefigurate — pre·fig·u·rate …   English syllables

  • prefigurate — prēˈfigyəˌrāt transitive verb Etymology: Late Latin praefiguratus, past participle of praefigurare to prefigure : prefigure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prefigure — Pre*fig ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prefigured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prefiguring}.] [F. pr[ e]figurer, or L. praefigurare, praefiguratum; prae before + figurare to figure. See {Figure}, and cf. {Prefigurate}.] To show, suggest, or announce,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prefigured — Prefigure Pre*fig ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prefigured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prefiguring}.] [F. pr[ e]figurer, or L. praefigurare, praefiguratum; prae before + figurare to figure. See {Figure}, and cf. {Prefigurate}.] To show, suggest, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prefiguring — Prefigure Pre*fig ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prefigured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prefiguring}.] [F. pr[ e]figurer, or L. praefigurare, praefiguratum; prae before + figurare to figure. See {Figure}, and cf. {Prefigurate}.] To show, suggest, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portend — I verb adumbrate, announce, augur, augurate, auspicate, be an omen, be harbinger, betoken, bode, caution, divine, forebode, forecast, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, give token, herald, indicate, indicate beforehand, menace,… …   Law dictionary

  • presage — I verb adumbrate, advise, announce in advance, anticipate, augur, augurari, augurate, auspicate, betoken, bode, divine, envision, forebode, forecast, foreknow, foresee, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, have a presentiment,… …   Law dictionary

  • presuppose — I verb assume, be biased, be inclined to think, be jaundiced, be prejudiced, believe, conjecture, count upon, decide beforehand, decide in advance, deduce, deem, determine beforehand, determine in advance, divine, draw an inference, estimate,… …   Law dictionary

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