prophesize

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • prophesise

EtymologyEdit

prophesy +‎ -ize

VerbEdit

prophesize (third-person singular simple present prophesizes, present participle prophesizing, simple past and past participle prophesized)

  1. (proscribed) To prophesy

Usage notesEdit

  • The use of this word is frowned upon by many authorities including the Columbia Guide to Standard American English. [1]
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 16:01