Presage meaning

prĕs'ĭj
An indication or warning of a future occurrence; an omen.
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To give a presage, or warning, of; portend.
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The definition of a presage is a feeling or warning about something that's going to happen.

An example of a presage is a bomb threat being called in.

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A feeling or intuition of what is going to occur; a presentiment.
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Prophetic significance or meaning.
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A prediction.
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To indicate or warn of in advance; portend.
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To have a presentiment of.
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To foretell or predict.
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To make or utter a prediction.
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A sign or warning of a future event; omen; portent; augury.
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A foreboding; presentiment.
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A prediction.
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Foreshadowing quality.

Of ominous presage.

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To have a foreboding or presentiment of.
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To predict.
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To have a presentiment.
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To make a prediction.
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A warning of a future event; an omen.
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An intuition of a future event; a presentiment.
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To predict or foretell something.
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(intransitive) To make a prediction.
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To have a presentiment of; to feel beforehand; to foreknow.
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Origin of presage

  • Middle English from Latin praesāgium from praesāgīre to perceive beforehand prae- pre- sāgīre to perceive sāg- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • This word hails from French "présage"
    From Wiktionary