What is another word for prefigure?

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[ pɹɪfˈɪɡə], [ pɹɪfˈɪɡə], [ p_ɹ_ɪ_f_ˈɪ_ɡ_ə]

Prefigure is a word that refers to the act of representing or anticipating something before it happens. It is often used in the context of prophecy or divination. Synonyms for prefigure include foreshadow, portend, prophesy, foretell, forecast, augur, presage, indicate, and forebode. Each of these words conveys the idea of predicting or foretelling something that is yet to come. Prefigure can also be used in a broader sense to describe the act of setting the stage or laying the groundwork for something, in which case synonyms might include anticipate, pave the way, and prepare.

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    Usage examples for Prefigure

    The Lyric shows how the Finite may prefigure the Infinite, by illustrations derived from science and from love.
    "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
    Mrs. Sutherland Orr
    The twilight seemed to prefigure the fading of the human race.
    James Huneker
    There is no trace of a capillitium, unless a few occasional threads in the wall of Tubulina prefigure such a structure.
    "The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio"
    A. P. Morgan

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