What does betoken mean?

Definitions for betoken
bɪˈtoʊ kənbe·to·ken

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signalverb

    be a signal for or a symptom of

    "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"

  2. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predictverb

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

Wiktionary

  1. betokenverb

    Signify by some visible object; show by signs or tokens.

    Etymology: From bitoknen, bitacnen, from betacnian, equivalent to . Cognate with betekenen, bezeichnen, beteckna.

  2. betokenverb

    Foreshow by present signs; indicate something future by that which is seen or known.

    Etymology: From bitoknen, bitacnen, from betacnian, equivalent to . Cognate with betekenen, bezeichnen, beteckna.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betokenverb

    to signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens

  2. Betokenverb

    to foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Betoken

    be-tō′kn, v.t. to show by a sign: to foreshow. [See Token.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of betoken in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of betoken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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Translations for betoken

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  • إستدل علىArabic
  • означавам, знача, предсказвам, вещаяBulgarian
  • presagireItalian

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