What does portent mean?

Definitions for portentˈpɔr tɛnt, ˈpoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy(noun)

    a sign of something about to happen

    "he looked for an omen before going into battle"


  1. portent(Noun)

    Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.

  2. portent(Noun)

    A portending; significance; as, a howl of dire portent.

  3. portent(Noun)

    Something regarded as portentous; a marvel; prodigy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portent(noun)

    that which portends, or foretoken; esp., that which portends evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign

  2. Origin: [L. portentum. See Portend.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of portent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of portent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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