- to show beforehand.
- foretell; foreshadow.
Origin of foreshow
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Examples from the Web for foreshow
I behold the day-break, I foreshow, that the sun, is about to rise.
Tell.Ev'ry day such actions Occur in plenty: needs no sign or wonder To foreshow them.The Life of Friedrich Schiller
For all things were done by Thy servants; either to show forth something needful for the present, or to foreshow things to come.
Two magpies are sure forerunners of good news; but a single one is supposed to foreshow tidings of the death of a friend.A World of Wonders
There may have been nothing in her early manifestations of character to foreshow the noble womanhood into which she grew.Woman's Work in the Civil War
Linus Pierpont Brockett
- (tr) archaic to indicate in advance; foreshadow
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