Definition of foreshow in English:



[WITH OBJECT]archaic
  • Give warning or promise of; foretell.

    ‘astrologers that future fates foreshow’
    • ‘First he had a dream in the night, which foreshowed him truly the evils that were about to befall him in the person of his son.’
    • ‘Their extent and clarity are such that they unmistakably foreshow the divine character and mission of Christ.’
    • ‘It not only foreshows the reality of our times but also depicts the reality as a seeming illusion.’
    • ‘Since, therefore, He was about to be manifested and to suffer in the flesh, His suffering was foreshown.’
    • ‘The child playing with its toys foreshows future pleasant plans which will result in tranquility and satisfaction.’