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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 proph·e·sy /ˈprɑfəˌsaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Proph·e·sy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prophesied p. pr. & vb. n. Prophesying ]
 1. To foretell; to predict; to prognosticate.
    He doth not prophesy good concerning me.
 Then I perceive that will be verified
 Henry the Fifth did sometime prophesy.   --Shak.
 2. To foreshow; to herald; to prefigure.
 Methought thy very gait did prophesy
 A royal nobleness; I must embrace thee.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Proph·e·sy, v. i.
 1. To utter predictions; to make declaration of events to come.
 2. To give instruction in religious matters; to interpret or explain Scripture or religious subjects; to preach; to exhort; to expound.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine
           inspiration [syn: vaticinate]
      2: deliver a sermon; "The minister is not preaching this
         Sunday" [syn: preach]
      [also: prophesied]