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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A religious leader who is believed to speak for God or a god. Also: A person who claims to tell what will happen in the future.

Usage examples (34)
  • Visionary is a self-fulfilling prophet. Don't predict the future. Create it.
  • The term prophet can be interpreted in two ways: God's way and Lusiper's way.
  • Though the meaning of the term prophet is here indeterminate, Miriam is the first woman ever to bear it.
  • And the prophet is as ready to tell them the meaning of it. for more
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  • Another word that sounds like "prophet" which is a person who claims to be able to foretell the future is "profit' which is a gain of any kind.
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