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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Indicate by signs.

Usage examples (40)
  • These signs bode bad news
  • Still, the close calls bode well for Blyleven and Alomar in the future.
  • That is, if we "bode" or earnestly wish for an article or result, we will get at least something approaching to it.
  • Current political trends bode badly for the planet. for more
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  • The violinist "bowed" (past tense of bow, to play a string instrument) in a way that did not "bode" (provide an omen) well for the concert.
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