verb (used with object), proph·e·sied, proph·e·sy·ing.
verb (used without object), proph·e·sied, proph·e·sy·ing.
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Origin of prophesy
OTHER WORDS FROM prophesyproph·e·si·a·ble, adjectiveproph·e·si·er, nounun·proph·e·sied, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prophesyprophecy prophesy
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Example sentences from the Web for prophesied
Also, apparently people thought that the bugs had poisonous stings and prophesied war.
He prophesied that she would be Prime Minister for nine, eleven or thirteen years.The Time Margaret Thatcher Met One of India's 'God Men'|David Frum|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The years would come and go, but events would not happen as you had prophesied.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882|Joseph Wild
I find, as you prophesied, much that's interesting, but little that helps the delicate question—the possibility of publication.Embarrassments|Henry James
He had faith in her, and she had prophesied his future glory!The Art of Disappearing|John Talbot Smith
The contradiction between what is prophesied and what happens is at times so marked as to be comical.
Few men ever prophesied more brazenly as to the war,—very few ever had their prophecies so pitiably falsified.