meaning of bode

bode meaning in General Dictionary

Bid or bidden

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  • Abode
  • A stop a halting wait
  • A messenger a herald
  • An omen a foreshadowing
  • To foreshow anything to augur
  • to point by indications as future events to-be the omen of to portend to presage to foreshow
  • indicate, just like an indication or an omen
  • to point by signs, as future activities; becoming the omen of; to portend to presage; to foreshow.
  • To foreshow some thing; to augur.
  • An omen; a foreshadowing.
  • A bid; an offer.
  • A messenger; a herald.
  • A stop; a halting; delay.
  • Abode.
  • Bid or bidden.

bode meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English bodian "proclaim, announce; foretell," from boda "messenger," probably from Proto-Germanic *budon- (cognates: Old Saxon gibod, German gebot, Old Norse bo


bode meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To indicate by signs, as future occasions; becoming the omen of; to portend to presage; to foreshow.

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  • (v. i.) To foreshow anything; to augur.
  • (n.) An omen; a foreshadowing.
  • (letter.) A bid; an offer.
  • (v. t.) A messenger; a herald.
  • (n.) An end; a halting; wait.
  • (imp. & p. p.) Abode.
  • (p. p.) Bid or bidden.

Sentence Examples with the word bode

NIENBURG ON THE SAALE, a town of Germany, in the duchy of Anhalt, situated at the influx of the Bode into the Saale, 6 m.

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