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Definition of "foreshow" [fore•show]

  • To show in advance; prefigure. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foreshow" in a sentence
  • "To foreshow these is not prophecy, but prognostication."
  • "“And did the candle prognosticate, I mean foreshow his death?”"
  • "Ruby looked about at the sky for any marks of cloud or air or light that might foreshow the weather, and what they told was snow and gathering cold."