Prophesy Definition

prophesied, prophesies, prophesying
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To declare or predict (something) under or as under divine or paranormal guidance.
Webster's New World
To predict the future with certainty.
American Heritage
To teach religious matters; preach.
Webster's New World
To speak as a prophet; utter or make prophecies.
Webster's New World
To foreshadow.
Webster's New World

Origin of Prophesy

  • Middle English prophecien from Old French prophecier from prophecie prophecy prophecy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Partly from prophecy, and partly from Middle French prophecier, prophesier, from prophecie (“prophecy").

    From Wiktionary

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