prophecy

  • 1Prophecy — Prophecy, generally, describes the disclosing of information that is not known to the prophet by any ordinary means. [ [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/prophecy/ Prophecy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)] ] In religion, this is thought to… …

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  • 2Prophecy — • Says that in the strict sense, prophecy is the revelation of future events, but points out that in Scripture, prophecy may also be related to the gift of knowledge and sometimes is used to refer to divine inspiration concerning any secret… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3Prophecy — Productions ist ein deutsches Musiklabel mit Sitz in Zeltingen Rachtig. Das Label wurde 1996 von Martin Koller gegründet, die erste Veröffentlichung war A Wintersunset... von Empyrium, welche durch ihren Erfolg dem Label auf den Weg half. Die… …

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  • 4Prophecy — студийный альбом группы Soulfly 2004 года. Prophecy европейский фестиваль. Prophecy  набор карт из серии Magic: The Gathering …

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  • 5Prophecy — Proph e*cy, n.; pl. {Prophecies}, [OE. prophecie, OF. profecie, F. proph[ e]tie, L. prophetia, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to be an interpreter of the gods, to prophesy, fr. ? prophet. See {Prophet}.] 1. A declaration of something to come; a foretelling; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6prophecy — prophecy, prophesy Prophecy, pronounced profi si, is the noun, and prophesy, pronounced prof i siy, is the verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 7prophecy — early 13c., function of a prophet, from O.Fr. profecie (12c.), from L.L. prophetia, from Gk. prophetia gift of interpreting the will of the gods, from prophetes (see PROPHET (Cf. prophet)). Meaning thing spoken or written by a prophet is from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8prophecy — *revelation, vision, apocalypse Analogous words: communication, impartation (see corresponding verbs at COMMUNICATE): *inspiration …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9prophecy — [n] prediction apocalypse, augury, cast, divination, forecast, foretelling, oracle, presage, prevision, prognosis, prognostication, revelation, second sight, soothsaying, vision; concepts 70,278,689 …

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  • 10prophecy — ► NOUN (pl. prophecies) 1) a prediction. 2) the faculty or practice of prophesying. ORIGIN Greek proph teia, from proph t s spokesman …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11prophecy — [präf′ə sē] n. pl. prophecies [ME prophecie < OFr < LL(Ec) prophetia < Gr prophētēia (in N.T., gift of speaking under the influence of the Holy Spirit) < prophētēs: see PROPHET] 1. prediction of the future under the influence of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12prophecy — /prof euh see/, n., pl. prophecies. 1. the foretelling or prediction of what is to come. 2. something that is declared by a prophet, esp. a divinely inspired prediction, instruction, or exhortation. 3. a divinely inspired utterance or revelation …

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  • 13prophecy — n. 1) to make a prophecy 2) a gloomy; self fulfilling prophecy 3) a prophecy conies true; turns out to be true 4) a prophecy about * * * [ prɒfɪsɪ] self fulfilling prophecy turns out to be true a gloomy a prophecy about a prophecy comes true to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14prophecy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ self fulfilling ▪ low expectations that become a self fulfilling prophecy ▪ Biblical, Messianic, Old Testament ▪ ancient …

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  • 15prophecy — proph|e|cy [ˈprɔfısi US ˈpra: ] n plural prophecies 1.) a statement that something will happen in the future, especially one made by someone with religious or magic powers →↑prophet prophecy (that) ▪ The prophecy that David would become king was… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16Prophecy — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Prophecy (single). Prophecy est un jeu de rôle médiéval fantastique édité pour la première fois par Halloween Concept, dans lequel Dragons et humains vivent ensemble. Les joueurs incarnent des humains qui… …

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  • 17prophecy — (nubuwwa)    The Qur’an is full of stories of prophets, and Muhammad is the last prophet, so the notion of prophecy is not surprisingly much discussed in Islamic philosophy. The criteria of prophecy are more an issue for theology, but the nature… …

    Islamic philosophy dictionary

  • 18prophecy — UK [ˈprɒfəsɪ] / US [ˈprɑfəsɪ] noun Word forms prophecy : singular prophecy plural prophecies 1) a) [countable] a statement about a future event made by someone with religious or magic powers a Biblical prophecy Merlin s prophecies b) [countable]… …

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  • 19prophecy — proph|e|cy [ prafəsi ] noun 1. ) count a statement about a future event made by someone with religious or magic powers: a Biblical prophecy Merlin s prophecies a ) count a statement made by someone about something they believe will happen: His… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20prophecy — [[t]prɒ̱fɪsi[/t]] prophecies N VAR A prophecy is a statement in which someone says they strongly believe that a particular thing will happen. The youth, too, fulfilled the prophecy. ...Biblical prophecy …

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