Betokened
Betoken Be*to"ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betokened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betokening}.] 1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens. [1913 Webster]

A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . . Betokening peace from God, and covenant new. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To presage; portend; indicate; mark; note. [1913 Webster] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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