foreshadow


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fore·shad·ow

 (fôr-shăd′ō)
tr.v. fore·shad·owed, fore·shad·ow·ing, fore·shad·ows
To present an indication or a suggestion of beforehand; presage: hostilities that foreshadowed all-out war.

fore·shad′ow·er n.

foreshadow

(fɔːˈʃædəʊ)
vb
(tr) to show, indicate, or suggest in advance; presage
foreˈshadower n

fore•shad•ow

(fɔrˈʃæd oʊ, foʊr-)

v.t.
to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure.
[1570–80]
fore•shad′ow•er, n.
fore•shad′ow•ing, n.

foreshadow


Past participle: foreshadowed
Gerund: foreshadowing

Imperative
foreshadow
foreshadow
Present
I foreshadow
you foreshadow
he/she/it foreshadows
we foreshadow
you foreshadow
they foreshadow
Preterite
I foreshadowed
you foreshadowed
he/she/it foreshadowed
we foreshadowed
you foreshadowed
they foreshadowed
Present Continuous
I am foreshadowing
you are foreshadowing
he/she/it is foreshadowing
we are foreshadowing
you are foreshadowing
they are foreshadowing
Present Perfect
I have foreshadowed
you have foreshadowed
he/she/it has foreshadowed
we have foreshadowed
you have foreshadowed
they have foreshadowed
Past Continuous
I was foreshadowing
you were foreshadowing
he/she/it was foreshadowing
we were foreshadowing
you were foreshadowing
they were foreshadowing
Past Perfect
I had foreshadowed
you had foreshadowed
he/she/it had foreshadowed
we had foreshadowed
you had foreshadowed
they had foreshadowed
Future
I will foreshadow
you will foreshadow
he/she/it will foreshadow
we will foreshadow
you will foreshadow
they will foreshadow
Future Perfect
I will have foreshadowed
you will have foreshadowed
he/she/it will have foreshadowed
we will have foreshadowed
you will have foreshadowed
they will have foreshadowed
Future Continuous
I will be foreshadowing
you will be foreshadowing
he/she/it will be foreshadowing
we will be foreshadowing
you will be foreshadowing
they will be foreshadowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foreshadowing
you have been foreshadowing
he/she/it has been foreshadowing
we have been foreshadowing
you have been foreshadowing
they have been foreshadowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foreshadowing
you will have been foreshadowing
he/she/it will have been foreshadowing
we will have been foreshadowing
you will have been foreshadowing
they will have been foreshadowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foreshadowing
you had been foreshadowing
he/she/it had been foreshadowing
we had been foreshadowing
you had been foreshadowing
they had been foreshadowing
Conditional
I would foreshadow
you would foreshadow
he/she/it would foreshadow
we would foreshadow
you would foreshadow
they would foreshadow
Past Conditional
I would have foreshadowed
you would have foreshadowed
he/she/it would have foreshadowed
we would have foreshadowed
you would have foreshadowed
they would have foreshadowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.foreshadow - indicate by signsforeshadow - indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
threaten - to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"; "Danger threatens"
bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point - be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
foreshow - foretell by divine inspiration

foreshadow

verb predict, suggest, promise, indicate, signal, imply, bode, prophesy, augur, presage, prefigure, portend, betoken, adumbrate, forebode Sales figures foreshadow more redundancies.

foreshadow

verb
To give an indication of something in advance:
Translations

foreshadow

[fɔːˈʃædəʊ] VTanunciar, presagiar

foreshadow

[fɔːrˈʃædəʊ] vtannoncer

foreshadow

foreshadow

[fɔːˈʃædəʊ] vt (liter) → presagire, far prevedere
References in classic literature ?
Men's courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead,' said Scrooge.
No, certainly; I pity him in proportion to his struggles, for they foreshadow the inward suffering which is the worst form of Nemesis.
As all partings foreshadow the great final one, so, empty rooms, bereft of a familiar presence, mournfully whisper what your room and what mine must one day be.
Joseph was the favorite, and that was one crime in the eyes of his brethren; he had dreamed dreams, and interpreted them to foreshadow his elevation far above all his family in the far future, and that was another; he was dressed well and had doubtless displayed the harmless vanity of youth in keeping the fact prominently before his brothers.
Hear me, Trojans and Achaeans, that I may speak even as I am minded; Jove on his high throne has brought our oaths and covenants to nothing, and foreshadows ill for both of us, till you either take the towers of Troy, or are yourselves vanquished at your ships.
One has all the best of the past, the other foreshadows a better future; and the men who wrote them are the only men who have written of the subject with that perfect frankness and perfect knowledge and perfect poise whose other name is genius.
But most of all, the similarities between Joe's treatment of Harper and Louis' treatment of his grandmother foreshadow the interconnections between the two central couples in the two-play cycle.
Said Slack, "The 22% increase in Los Angeles trustee sales is important because California, a trustee state with an expedited foreclosure process, tends to foreshadow future trends in other states such as New York, which has a lengthy foreclosure court process.
As for the aforementioned 9/11 reference, one of the teens posits that photos really can foreshadow death, producing a picture showing the shadow of a plane on one of the World Trade Center towers as an example.
Core machinery orders foreshadow businesses' capital outlays on new factories and equipment.
It does foreshadow the possibility of a subtle shift in the political center of gravity of future farm bills.