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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bode

    "Persons or things augur; persons only forebode or presage; things only betoken or portend." Crabb English Synonymes. We augur well for a voyage from past good fortune and a good start; we presage success from the stanchness of the ship and the skill of the captain. We forebode misfortune either from circumstances that betoken failure, or from gloomy fancies for which we could not give a reason. Dissipation among the officers and mutiny among the crew portend disaster. Divine has reference to the ancient soothsayers' arts (as in Gen. xliv, 5, 15), and refers rather to reading hearts than to reading the future. We say I could not divine his motive, or his intention.

    Synonyms:
    augur, betoken, divine, forebode, foretell, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy

    Antonyms:
    assure, calculate, demonstrate, determine, establish, insure, make sure, prove, settle, warrant

    Preposition:
    I augur from all circumstances a prosperous result; I augur ill of the enterprise; "augurs ill to the rights of the people," Thomas Jefferson Writings vol. ii, p. 506. [Taylor, Walton & Maberley '53.] I augur well, or this augurs well, for your cause.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bode

    Synonyms:
    foretell, betoken, foreshadow, presage, predict, prophesy, promise, forebode, herald, announce, prognosticate, portend, augur

    Antonyms:
    relate, record, narrate, remember

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predictverb

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

    Synonyms:
    predict, herald, bespeak, indicate, promise, figure, betoken, announce, count on, annunciate, foreshadow, omen, point, harbinger, estimate, portend, call, prognosticate, anticipate, reckon, augur, calculate, foretell, forebode, prefigure, signal, forecast, auspicate, presage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bodeverb

    Synonyms:
    betoken, portend, foreshow, foreshadow, presage, augur, foretell, predict, forebode, prophesy, be ominous of

  2. bodeverb

    Synonyms:
    forebode, presage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bodeverb

    Synonyms:
    forebode, foreshadow, augur, presage, betoken, portend

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bode":

    augur, budi

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How to use bode in a sentence?

  1. State Senator Jim Beall:

    The moral dilemma will hang over this as long as we don't have a solution, it will not bode well for the state of California or Volkswagen at all if this drags out because as it drags out, people will be harmed further.

  2. Lara Blecher:

    It doesn't bode well if we as investors don't have accurate information on which to act.

  3. Peter Cardillo:

    There are a lot of concerns that a weakening global economy may be impacting the U.S., so that certainly doesn't bode well for earnings, it's going to be a market where we're going to see more and more volatility and major support levels being tested.

  4. Karen Benjamin Guzzo:

    People feel just really uncertain about the future, and that generally does not bode well for having kids.

  5. Greg McBride:

    The virus spread and economic rollbacks in the weeks since do not bode well for the labor market in the weeks and months ahead.


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