Part of speech:
(Archaic) To foresee
To say in advance (what one believes will happen); foretell (a future event or events)
To proclaim, especially with enthusiasm; announce or acclaim:
To hint is defined as to suggest something.
The definition of foreboding is someone or something that implies something bad or dangerous will occur.
A sense that something is about to occur; a premonition.
(Archaic) To announce in advance; predict
To tell, announce, or indicate beforehand; prophesy; predict
To indicate or give warning of beforehand; presage.
To cause (a horse) to execute such a trot in dressage.
To give a presage, or warning, of; portend
The definition of adumbrate is to suggest beforehand or to vaguely foreshadow.
To precede as an indication of what is to follow; foreshadow.
To imagine or picture to oneself in advance.
To foretell or predict, esp. from signs or indications
To give an indication of something in advance
(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
Find another word for portend. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for portend, like: forecast, predict, herald, hint, warn, foreboding, presageful, omen, presentiment, augur and auspicate.