Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de portend

(verbo) 
Definition
to be an omen of
Comets, in Western tradition, always portend doom and gloom.
Sinônimos
foretell
prophets who have foretold the end of the world
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promise
The seminar promises to be most instructive.
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indicate
The survey indicated that most old people are independent.
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predict
Nobody can predict what will happen.
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point to
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herald
Economists said the drop could herald a fall in consumer spending.
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warn of
, ,
bode
Katya had dried her eyes. That boded well.
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foreshadow
Sales figures foreshadow more redundancies.
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bespeak
Her arrogant expression bespeaks a desire to become queen of all she surveys.
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augur
Already there were problems. It didn't augur well.
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presage
Diplomats fear the incidents presage a new chapter in the conflict.
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betoken
His demeanour betokened embarrassment at his prosperity.
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vaticinate (rare)

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of adumbrate
in the sense of augur
Definition
to be a good or bad sign of future events
Already there were problems. It didn't augur well.
in the sense of bespeak
Definition
to indicate or suggest
Her arrogant expression bespeaks a desire to become queen of all she surveys.

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