Fore·tell v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foretold p. pr. & vb. n. Foretelling.] To predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to foreshow.
Deeds then undone my faithful tongue foretold. --Pope.
Prodigies, foretelling the future eminence and luster of his character. --C. Middleton.
Syn: -- To predict; prophesy; prognosticate; augur.
n 1: a statement made about the future [syn: prediction, forecasting,
2: the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by
supernatural means [syn: divination, soothsaying, fortune