fore·bode /(ˌ)forˈbod, (ˌ)fɔr-/
Fore·bode v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foreboded; p. pr. & vb. n. Foreboding.]
1. To foretell.
2. To be prescient of (some ill or misfortune); to have an inward conviction of, as of a calamity which is about to happen; to augur despondingly.
His heart forebodes a mystery. --Tennyson.
Sullen, desponding, and foreboding nothing but wars and desolation, as the certain consequence of Cæsar's death. --Middleton.
I have a sort of foreboding about him. --H. James.
Syn: -- To foretell; predict; prognosticate; augur; presage; portend; betoken.
Fore·bode, v. i. To foretell; to presage; to augur.
If I forebode aright. --Hawthorne.
Fore·bode, n. Prognostication; presage. [Obs.]
v : make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome
of an election" [syn: predict, foretell, prognosticate,
call, anticipate, promise]