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
synonym study for prophesy
words often confused with prophesy
OTHER WORDS FROM prophesyproph·e·si·a·ble, adjectiveproph·e·si·er, nounun·proph·e·sied, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prophesy
South Central Ventures Investment Manager Pedja Predin prophesied that former T-Mobile CEO John Legere would reveal himself to be “Adam Neumann’s real biological father, or that Adam Neumann is actually Sacha Baron Cohen playing a role.”
Problem is, if enough people jump ship, that will become a self-fulfilling prophesy.
Son of man, set thy face against the children of Ammon, and thou shalt prophesy of them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I always prophesy it just six months off; but do I believe it?A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson
When all men speak well of a wedding, and all the prophets prophesy smooth things—my fear is great.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
Then he showed them the difference between the meaning of the Greek word, and that of the modern English word prophesy.Salted With Fire|George MacDonald
This animal is also a favourite mythic form of expression in Merlin's famous prophesy.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick