Pronunciation: (prof'u-sī"), [key]
—v., -sied, -sy•ing.
1. to foretell or predict.
2. to indicate beforehand.
3. to declare or foretell by or as if by divine inspiration.
4. to utter in prophecy or as a prophet.
1. to make predictions.
2. to make inspired declarations of what is to come.
3. to speak as a mediator between God and humankind or in God's stead.
4. Archaic.to teach religious subjects.
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