verb[no object] (bode well/ill)
Be a portent of a particular outcome: their argument did not bode well for the future [with object]: the 12 per cent interest rate bodes dark days ahead for retailers
More example sentences
- Both are key inflation readings which bode well for interest rates and the economy.
- Losing larger Scottish companies at the recent rate does not bode well for the next rung down the ladder.
- That would bode well for businesses should the court consider the issue again.
Words that rhyme with bodeabode, bestrode, code, commode, corrode, download, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, middle-of-the-road, mode, node, ode, offload, outrode, road, rode, sarod, Spode, strode, toad, upload, woad
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