Foretold
Foretell Fore*tell", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foretold}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foretelling}.] To predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to foreshow. [1913 Webster]

Deeds then undone my faithful tongue foretold. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Prodigies, foretelling the future eminence and luster of his character. --C. Middleton.

Syn: To predict; prophesy; prognosticate; augur. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Foretold — Fore*told , imp. & p. p. of {Foretell}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foretold — [fôr tōld′] vt. pt. & pp. of FORETELL * * * fore·told (fôr tōldʹ, fōr ) v. Past tense and past participle of foretell. * * * …   Universalium

  • foretold — index foreseen Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • foretold — [fôr tōld′] vt. pt. & pp. of FORETELL …   English World dictionary

  • foretold — [[t]fɔː(r)to͟ʊld[/t]] Foretold is the past tense and past participle of foretell …   English dictionary

  • foretold — fore|told [fo:ˈtəuld US fo:rˈtould] v the past tense and past participle of ↑foretell …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • foretold — fore|told the past tense and past participle of foretell …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foretold — fore tell || fÉ”r tel /fɔː v. predict, prophesy, tell in advance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foretold — past and past participle of foretell …   English new terms dictionary

  • foretold — the past tense and past participle of foretell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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