Definition of bode verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bode

 verb
verb
NAmE//boʊd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bode
 
he / she / it bodes
 
past simple boded
 
-ing form boding
 
 
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Idioms
bode well/ill (for somebody/something)(formal)
 
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to be a good/bad sign for someone or something synonym augur These figures do not bode well for the company's future. The look on her face boded ill for anyone who crossed her path that day.
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