verb imagine or consider beforehand
- It wasn't as bad as I had prefigured
verb indicate by signs
omen; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
- These signs bode bad news
Pre*fig"ure transitive verb
, or L. praefigurare
before + figurare
to figure. See Figure
, and cf. Prefigurate
imperfect & past participle Prefigured ; present participle & verbal noun Prefiguring
- To show, suggest, or announce, by antecedent types and similitudes; to foreshadow. "Whom all the various types prefigured."
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