verb (used with object), fore·bod·ed, fore·bod·ing.
verb (used without object), fore·bod·ed, fore·bod·ing.
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Origin of forebode
Examples from the Web for forebode
The color has also been used to forebode an omen or a threat.
One of McClellan's aids suggested to the general that the comparative silence of the rebel artillery might forebode evacuation.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862|Adam Gurowski
The matrimonial alliance with France does not, in my opinion, forebode so much good as many seem to think.Letters of John Calvin, Volume II (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
Rooks gathering together, and returning home from their pastures early, and at unwonted hours, forebode rain.Eccentricities of the Animal Creation.|John Timbs