Ominate
Ominate Om"i*nate, v. t. & i. [L. ominatus, p. p. of ominari to presage, fr. omen.] To presage; to foreshow; to foretoken. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • ominate — index forewarn, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ominate — om·i·nate …   English syllables

  • ominate — ˈäməˌnāt verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin ominatus, past participle of ominari, from omin , omen omen transitive verb 1. archaic : to prophesy from signs and omens : augur …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preominate — Pre*om i*nate, v. t. To ominate beforehand; to portend. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forewarn — I verb admonish beforehand, advise, advise against, advise beforehand, alarm, alert, alert to danger, augur, caution, caution against danger, caution beforehand, caution in advance, counsel, deter, discourage, dissuade, exhort, expostulate,… …   Law dictionary

  • portend — I verb adumbrate, announce, augur, augurate, auspicate, be an omen, be harbinger, betoken, bode, caution, divine, forebode, forecast, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, give token, herald, indicate, indicate beforehand, menace,… …   Law dictionary

  • predict — I verb adumbrate, advise, announce in advance, anticipate, augur, auspicate, betoken, bode, divine, envision, forebode, forecast, foreknow, foresee, foreshadow, foreshow, forespeak, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, give notice, herald, indicate,… …   Law dictionary

  • presage — I verb adumbrate, advise, announce in advance, anticipate, augur, augurari, augurate, auspicate, betoken, bode, divine, envision, forebode, forecast, foreknow, foresee, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, have a presentiment,… …   Law dictionary

  • prognosticate — I verb advise, augur, augurate, auspicate, betoken, bode, conjecture, counsel, divine, forebode, forecast, foresee, foresee the future, foreshadow, foreshow, foretell, foretoken, herald, indicate beforehand, indicate in advance, look ahead to,… …   Law dictionary

  • DEFUNCTI — quî cutati ab antiquis, vide hîc passim, inprimis supra, ubi de Cadaverum cura. Addam hîc saltem, ad mentionem eorum veniam praefari consuevisse Romanos, ex Plinio l. 28. c. 2. Cur ad mentionem defunctorum, testanner memoriam eorum a nobis non… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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