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Synonyms for betoken
bɪˈtoʊ kənbe·to·ken

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Wiktionary

  1. betokenverb

    Signify by some visible object; show by signs or tokens.

    Synonyms:
    mark, indicate, note

  2. betokenverb

    Foreshow by present signs; indicate something future by that which is seen or known.

    Synonyms:
    presage, portend

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. betoken

    "Persons or things augur; persons only forebode or presage; things only betoken or portend." Crabb English Synonymes. We augur well for a voyage from past good fortune and a good start; we presage success from the stanchness of the ship and the skill of the captain. We forebode misfortune either from circumstances that betoken failure, or from gloomy fancies for which we could not give a reason. Dissipation among the officers and mutiny among the crew portend disaster. Divine has reference to the ancient soothsayers' arts (as in Gen. xliv, 5, 15), and refers rather to reading hearts than to reading the future. We say I could not divine his motive, or his intention.

    Synonyms:
    augur, bode, divine, forebode, foretell, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy

    Antonyms:
    assure, calculate, demonstrate, determine, establish, insure, make sure, prove, settle, warrant

    Preposition:
    I augur from all circumstances a prosperous result; I augur ill of the enterprise; "augurs ill to the rights of the people," Thomas Jefferson Writings vol. ii, p. 506. [Taylor, Walton & Maberley '53.] I augur well, or this augurs well, for your cause.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. betoken

    Synonyms:
    teach, indicate, proclaim, presage, augur, portend, foreshow, signify, forebode, evidence, declare, manifest, involve, imply

    Antonyms:
    misindicate, mislead, misdeclare, misteach, belie, mask, hide

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signalverb

    be a signal for or a symptom of

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

    Synonyms:
    predict, augur, foreshadow, taper, call for, prognosticate, place, suggest, show, head, guide, request, foretell, maneuver, auspicate, signalise, point, channelize, level, indicate, channelise, signal, sign, steer, quest, manoeuver, signalize, aim, designate, manoeuvre, portend, direct, bode, charge, luff, presage, repoint, argue, bespeak, target, orient, omen, forecast, sharpen, prefigure

  2. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predictverb

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

    Synonyms:
    predict, herald, bespeak, indicate, promise, figure, announce, count on, annunciate, bode, foreshadow, omen, point, harbinger, estimate, portend, call, prognosticate, anticipate, reckon, augur, calculate, foretell, forebode, prefigure, signal, forecast, auspicate, presage

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. betokenverb

    Synonyms:
    signify, denote, indicate, represent, typify, imply, prove, show, argue

  2. betokenverb

    Synonyms:
    prefigure, foreshow, foreshadow, portend, augur, presignify

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. betokenverb

    Synonyms:
    foreshadow, portend, presage, foreshow, indicate, augur

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Translations for betoken

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  • إستدل علىArabic
  • означавам, знача, предсказвам, вещаяBulgarian
  • presagireItalian

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