Synonyms for presage

Synonyms for (noun) presage

Synonyms: presage, prodigy, prognostic, prognostication, portent, omen

Definition: a sign of something about to happen

Usage: he looked for an omen before going into battle

Similar words: augury, foretoken, sign, preindication

Definition: an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

Usage: he hoped it was an augury; it was a sign from God


Synonyms: presage

Definition: a foreboding about what is about to happen

Similar words: foreboding, boding, premonition, presentiment

Definition: a feeling of evil to come

Usage: a steadily escalating sense of foreboding; the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case

Synonyms for (verb) presage

Synonyms: omen, betoken, augur, auspicate, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate, portend, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, bode

Definition: indicate by signs

Usage: These signs bode bad news

Similar words: bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point

Definition: be a signal for or a symptom of

Usage: These symptoms indicate a serious illness; Her behavior points to a severe neurosis; The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued