A person who professes to foretell events, esp. events in other people's lives
(Historical) A person who professes to foretell the future
A person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpreter through whom the will of a god is expressed.
The art, ability, or practice of auguring; divination.
A key principle of law that has been repeated so often it has become a commonplace expression.
An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
Something foretold or predicted; a prophecy.
(Theol.) Communication, by a divinity or by divine agency, of divine truth or knowledge; specif., God's manifestation of the divinity or of the divine will to humanity
A person with the supposed power to foretell events or a person's destiny; prophet
Alternative capitalization of sibyl
The definition of a divination is the practice of telling of the future or a prophecy.
The art or practice of foretelling events.
The definition of foresight is the ability to see or plan for what will happen in the future.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An ancient city of northwest Greece. It was a center of Pelasgian worship dedicated to Zeus.
Any command or order
A law or body of laws of a church
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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