bode Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "bode" - English Dictionary

See all translations

bodeverb [I or T]

uk   /bəʊd/  us   /boʊd/ formal
to be a sign of something that will happen in the future, usually something very good or bad: These recently published figures bode ill/do not bode well for the company's future. The hurricane bodes disaster for those areas in its path.
Translations of “bode”
in Vietnamese báo trước…
in Spanish presagiar, prometer, prever…
in Thai เป็นลาง…
in Malaysian membawa petanda…
in French présager…
in German prophezeien…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預示, 預兆…
in Indonesian firasat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预示, 预兆…
(Definition of bode from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bode?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “bode”

Definitions of “bode” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More