Variant of presage
- a sign or warning of a future event; omen; portent; augury
- a foreboding; presentiment
- Rare a prediction
- foreshadowing quality: of ominous presage
Origin: Middle English from Middle French from Classical Latin praesagium, a foreboding from prae-, before plush sagire, to perceive: see pre- and amp; sagacious
- to give a presage, or warning, of; portend
- to have a foreboding or presentiment of
- to predict
Origin: Fr présager < the vt.
- Rare to have a presentiment
- to make a prediction
- presager noun
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