Definition of Betokening. Meaning of Betokening. Synonyms of Betokening

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Definition of Betokening

Betokening
Betoken Be*to"ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Betokened; p. pr. & vb. n. Betokening.] 1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens. A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . . Betokening peace from God, and covenant new. --Milton. 2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm. Syn: To presage; portend; indicate; mark; note.

Meaning of Betokening from wikipedia

- Lucia, 13 December, is widely acknowledged in elaborate celebrations which betoken its Italian origin and commence the month-long Christmas season. 6 June...
- depicted carrying the image of Jesus in his hand or close to his chest, betokening the legend of the Image of Edessa, recorded in apocryphal correspondence...
- baldric, bound at his side,/ below his left shoulder, laced in a knot, in betokening the blame he had borne for his fault." (14th century) The yeoman in Chaucer's...
- if he hears the sound of footsteps or barking dogs. All these elements betoken the rites owed to a chthonic deity.[citation needed] During the Gigantomachy...
- stroke and a weak one, like a sound and its echo. That was supposed to betoken the end.... Euler, DE (June 1999). "Cardiac alternans: mechanisms and pathophysiological...
- The cry of this spirit is mournful beyond all other sounds on earth, and betokens certain death to some member of the family whenever it is heard in the...
- horse looked bloody awful, rather like one of those sick paintings which betoken an inner theatre of the macabre. It required supernatural recuperative...
- Built over 8th century walls and apsidal building beneath the naos, all betokening a Geometric date for the sanctuary. Richardson, Rufus B. (July 1895)....
- her name, 19th century scholar Guðbrandur Vigfússon theorizes that Sif "betokens mother earth with her golden sheaves of grain; she was the goddess of the...
- is already dead. "Practically everything in Caden's grotesque existence betokens mortality and decay," writes Jonathan Romney of The Independent, "whether...