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presage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of presage

  1. 1 a feeling that something bad will happen <I had a nagging presage that the results of my medical tests would not be good> Synonyms foreboding, premonition, presentiment, prognosticationRelated Words anticipation, foreknowledge; feel, insight, intuition; augury, omen, portent, sign; impression, suspicion; agitation, alarm (also alarum), anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, disquiet, doubt, dread, fear, misgiving, nervousness, perturbation, unease, uneasiness, worry; foresight, prescience

  2. 2 something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event <the sight of the first robin is always a welcome presage of spring> Synonyms augury, auspice, boding, foreboding, foreshadowing, portent, prefiguring, omenRelated Words forerunner, harbinger, herald, precursor; foretaste, hint, inkling, intimation, suggestion; forewarning; forecast, foretelling, prediction, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy); badge, mark, note, token; divination




presage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of presage

  1. to tell of or describe beforehand <people used to believe that a comet presaged a major event, such as the death of a king> Synonyms augur, call, forecast, predict, foretell, prognosticate, prophesy, read, vaticinateRelated Words alert, caution, forewarn, warn; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend, promise; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; announce, declare, herald, proclaimNear Antonyms describe, narrate, recite, recount, relate, report, tell




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