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Definition 1: the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for foretelling in the sense of this definition

(foretelling is a kind of ...) knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)

(... is a kind of foretelling ) telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination by the letters of a name

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination through the interpretation of dreams

(... is a kind of foretelling ) conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination by means of stones or stone talismans

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination by water (as by patterns seen in the ebb and flow of the tides)

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination by means of signs connected with the earth (as points taken at random or the arrangement of particles thrown down at random or from the configuration of a region and its relation to another)

(... is a kind of foretelling ) searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination by means of numbers

(... is a kind of foretelling ) divination by fire or flames

Definition 2: a statement made about the future - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for foretelling in the sense of this definition

(foretelling is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of foretelling ) the prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe

(... is a kind of foretelling ) the practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)

(... is a kind of foretelling ) a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets

(... is a kind of foretelling ) predicting what the weather will be

(... is a kind of foretelling ) a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop

(... is a kind of foretelling ) a prediction uttered under divine inspiration

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