Definitions

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  • v. Act as a prophet, to prophesy, to make prophecies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To give predictions; to foreshow events; to prophesy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To utter predictions; prophesy.

Etymologies

Ultimately, from the Ancient Greek προφητίζω (prophētizō, "to prophesy"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Scalzicce, prophetize and say: when I have my horrible and tragic death involving Paris Hilton, a jar of maraschino cherries and a can of WD-40..

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  • Let us not forget -- I mean, I am not in favor of conspiracy theories, but this woman did appear in a document produced by her ex-butler Paul Burrell, did appear to prophetize her own death and talk of a plot.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2005

  • Semblably Titus Livius writeth that, in the solemnization time of the Bacchanalian holidays at Rome, both men and women seemed to prophetize and vaticinate, because of an affected kind of wagging of the head, shrugging of the shoulders, and jectigation of the whole body, which they used then most punctually.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Bacchanalian holidays at Rome, both men and women seemed to prophetize and vaticinate, because of an affected kind of wagging of the head, shrugging of the shoulders, and jectigation of the whole body, which they used then most punctually.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 3

  • TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian held another press conference Monday (10 Nov) night to prophetize that prosecutors will ask for court permission to place him in custody and the court will definitely give its nod to detain him.

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