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4 definitions found
 for foretoken
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foretoken \Fore*to"ken\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foretokened; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Foretokening.] [AS. foret[=a]cnian; fore +
     t[=a]cnian.]
     To foreshow; to presignify; to prognosticate.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Whilst strange prodigious signs foretoken blood.
                                                    --Daniel.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foretoken \Fore"to`ken\, n. [AS. foret[=a]cen. See Token.]
     Prognostic; previous omen. --Sir P. Sidney.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  foretoken
      n 1: an event that is experienced as indicating important things
           to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from
           God" [syn: augury, sign, foretoken, preindication]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "foretoken":
     adumbration, augur, augury, auspice, badge, betoken, betokening,
     betokenment, bode, boding, divine, forebode, forerunner,
     foreshadow, foreshadowing, foreshow, foreshowing, foretokening,
     forewarning, harbinger, herald, hint, indicant, indicate,
     indication, inkling, intimation, mark, mean, note, omen, ostent,
     point to, portend, portent, precursor, prefiguration, prefigure,
     preindicate, preindication, premonitory shiver, premonitory sign,
     premonitory symptom, presage, presign, presignal, presignify,
     presignifying, pretypify, prognostic, prognostication, promise,
     shadow, sign, signify, soothsay, spell, suggestion, symptom, token,
     tokening, type, typify, warning
  
  

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