To tell, announce, or indicate beforehand; prophesy; predict
To give an indication of something in advance
(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
Portend is defined as to be a warning or signal of.
(Intransitive) To give warning.
To serve as a prediction or prophecy of
To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
To anticipate, to foretell, or to indicate a favorable or an unfavorable issue.
(Archaic) To predict; foretell.
To foretell or predict.
To be an omen of.
To predict according to present indications or signs; foretell.
To be a prophetic sign or omen of; foreshadow
The definition of adumbrate is to suggest beforehand or to vaguely foreshadow.
To say in advance (what one believes will happen); foretell (a future event or events)
To express or state indirectly:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To precede as an indication of what is to follow; foreshadow.
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