View definitions for portended


Discover More

Example Sentences

In this regard I give you exhibit 'A' - the portended demise of a couple of snakes.

An observation upon marriage suddenly contracted, as if it were ominous, and portended a sudden separation.

Tarling had never addressed him in that language before, and the Chinaman knew just what this departure portended.

Dry weather at this time portended a plentiful season, while a rainy month indicated scarcity of food.

A mole on the left knee portended a good spouse, with great riches, to the happy individual so marked.

India had endured many changes of rulers before, but never the sort of changes in her ways that these things portended.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to portended, such as: predict, augur, foretell, presage, bespeak, and harbinger.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.