Synonyms of portend in English:


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1‘the sound of the death-watch beetle was thought to portend the death of someone in the house’


presage, augur, foreshadow, foretell, prophesy

be a sign of, be a warning of, warn of, be an omen of, be an indication of, be a harbinger of

indicate, herald, signal, bode, announce, promise, threaten, point to, mean, signify, spell, denote

literary betoken, foretoken, forebode, harbinger