Verb(1) be a signal for or a symptom of(2) indicate, as with a sign or an omen
(1) Only after a decade or more does one begin to see the tower cranes which betoken new construction in the sky near the motorway junctions.(2) Having lost these things they content themselves with artificial programs and imagine that increasing numbers betoken God's continued favour.(3) That instability, in turn, may betoken some profound change on the horizon.(4) Doth that betoken its issue was with us getting a druye olders at all?(5) Does all this betoken a possibly lethal sickness in the west?(6) These geometric forms, however, could betoken the patron rather than the designer, especially for an audience less familiar with the arts and their leading representatives.(7) Huge white paw prints on the ground do not betoken the menace that might be expected.(8) The reluctance to wave the big stick at employers does not betoken EU indifference.(9) Does it betoken death (as with Miss Marchmont) or a terrifying brush with death (as with Lucy)?(10) Celebrating our national spirit on our patron saint's day, such awards clearly cannot do justice to the myriad, often unsung acts of ingenuity, endeavour or sheer on-the-street decency which betoken the progress of a people.(11) This decay must betoken the doom of modern civilisation as it did that of Rome and Greece, unless some new moral or physical factors arise to defeat it.(12) Does this betoken a sea change Irish political tastes since the birth of the tiger?(13) It is just as true that the endless portrayals of the life of Christ in medieval art, as well as acting as one of the main forms of religious instruction, betoken an obsessive desire to grasp the essence of the God-man.(14) If the deformations betoken imminent disaster, alarms will be sounded.(15) But they betoken something that I believe has very ominous implications.(16) In the minds of local farmers, the peony tree to some extent is a god, and the great number of its flowers betoken that year's foison.
1. indicate ::
2. foretell ::
3. prognosticate ::
4. signal ::
Different Formsbetoken, betokened, betokening, betokens
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