1. [ noun ] a sign of something about to happen
Synonyms: presage prognostic prodigy prognostication portent

"he looked for an omen before going into battle"

Related terms: augury auspice foreboding death_knell bode
2. [ verb ] indicate by signs
Synonyms: predict augur portend presage bode forecast foretell prefigure prognosticate foreshadow betoken auspicate

"These signs bode bad news"

Related terms: bespeak threaten prophesy prognosis auspice
Similar spelling:   Oman