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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bode mean? 

BODE (verb)
  The verb BODE has 1 sense:

1. indicate by signs

  Familiarity information: BODE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BODE (verb)

Sense 1bode [BACK TO TOP]


Indicate by signs

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


augur; auspicate; presage; bode; foreshadow; omen; portend; prefigure; predict; prognosticate; betoken; forecast; foretell

Context example:

These signs bode bad news

Hypernyms (to "bode" is one way to...):

bespeak; betoken; indicate; point; signal (be a signal for or a symptom of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "bode"):

threaten (to be a menacing indication of something:)

foreshow (foretell by divine inspiration)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something

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