Associations to the word «Prophecy»


PROPHECY, noun. A prediction, especially one made by a prophet or under divine inspiration.
PROPHECY, verb. Dated form of prophesy.

Dictionary definition

PROPHECY, noun. Knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source).
PROPHECY, noun. A prediction uttered under divine inspiration.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats