Boded
Bode Bode, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boding}.] [OE. bodien, AS. bodian to announce, tell from bod command; akin to Icel. bo?a to announce, Sw. b[*a]da to announce, portend. [root]89. See {Bid}.] To indicate by signs, as future events; to be the omen of; to portend to presage; to foreshow. [1913 Webster]

A raven that bodes nothing but mischief. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

Good onset bodes good end. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • bode — [[t]bo͟ʊd[/t]] bodes, boding, boded VERB If something bodes ill, it makes you think that something bad will happen in the future. If something bodes well, it makes you think that something good will happen. [FORMAL] [V adv for n] She says the way …   English dictionary

  • bode — UK [bəʊd] / US [boʊd] verb Word forms bode : present tense I/you/we/they bode he/she/it bodes present participle boding past tense boded past participle boded bode well/ill formal to be a sign that something good/bad will happen The fact that we… …   English dictionary

  • As well — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • As well as — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bode — Bode, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boding}.] [OE. bodien, AS. bodian to announce, tell from bod command; akin to Icel. bo?a to announce, Sw. b[*a]da to announce, portend. [root]89. See {Bid}.] To indicate by signs, as future… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bode — Bode, v. i. To foreshow something; to augur. [1913 Webster] Whatever now The omen proved, it boded well to you. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: To forebode; foreshadow; augur; betoken. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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