verb (used with object), proph·e·sied, proph·e·sy·ing.
verb (used without object), proph·e·sied, proph·e·sy·ing.
- property tax,
Origin of prophesy
Examples 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.
verb -sies, -sying or -sied
Word Origin for prophesy
mid-14c., prophecein, prophesein, from Old French prophecier (13c.), from prophecie (see prophecy). The noun and verb spellings were not fully differentiated until 18c. Related: Prophesied; prophesying.