(Fore*bode"), v. i. To foretell; to presage; to augur.
If I forebode aright.Hawthorne.
(Fore*bode"), n. Prognostication; presage. [Obs.]
(Fore*bode"ment) n. The act of foreboding; the thing foreboded.
(Fore*bod"er) n. One who forebodes.
(Fore*bod"ing), n. Presage of coming ill; expectation of misfortune.
(Fore*bod"ing*ly), adv. In a foreboding manner.
(Fore"brace`) n. (Naut.) A rope applied to the fore yardarm, to change the position of the
(Fore"brain`) n. (Anat.) The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including
the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See
(Fore*by") prep. [Fore + by.] Near; hard by; along; past. See Forby. Spenser.
(Fore*cast") v. t.
1. To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project.
He shall forecast his devices against the strongholds.Dan. xi. 24.
2. To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for.
It is wisdom to consider the end of things before we embark, and to forecast consequences.L'Estrange.
(Fore*cast"), v. i. To contrive or plan beforehand.
If it happen as I did forecast.Milton.
(Fore"cast) n. Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination.
He makes this difference to arise from the forecast and predetermination of the gods themselves.Addison.
2. Foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation.
His calm, deliberate forecast better fitted him for the council than the camp.Prescott.
(Fore*cast"er) n. One who forecast. Johnson.
(Fore"cas`tle) n. (Naut.) (a) A short upper deck forward, formerly raised like a castle, to
command an enemy's decks. (b) That part of the upper deck of a vessel forward of the foremast, or of
the after part of the fore channels. (c) In merchant vessels, the forward part of the vessel, under the
deck, where the sailors live.
(Fore`cho"sen) a. Chosen beforehand.
(Fore"cit`ed) a. Cited or quoted before or above. Arbuthnot.