(noun, verb)


1. knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)

Similar word(s): prognostication, vaticination

Definition categories: thought, anticipation, prediction, prevision

2. a prediction uttered under divine inspiration

Similar word(s): divination

Definition categories: communication, forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication

Sentences with prophecy as a noun:

- French writer Nostradamus made a prophecy in his book.


1. Dated form of prophesy.