Portend

Definition of Portend

Por`tend´
v. t.1.To indicate (events, misfortunes, etc.) as in future; to foreshow; to foretoken; to bode; - now used esp. of unpropitious signs.
[imp. & p. p. Portended; p. pr. & vb. n. Portending.]
Many signs portended a dark and stormy day.
- Macaulay.
2.To stretch out before.

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adumbrate, apprehend, augur, betoken, bode, call, croak, forebode, forecast, foreshow, foretoken, forewarn, give advance notice, have a premonition, have a presentiment, look black, lower, menace, omen, preapprehend, precaution, predict, premonish, prenotify, prewarn, prognosticate, promise, prophesy, tell in advance, threaten, vaticinate, warn
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