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 Dictionary entry overview: What does foreshadow mean? 

  The verb FORESHADOW has 1 sense:

1. indicate by signs

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

 Dictionary entry details 


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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 "foreshadow" 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 "foreshadow"):

threaten (to be a menacing indication of something:)

foreshow (foretell by divine inspiration)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something

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