Etymology
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betoken (v.)

late Old English betacnian "to denote, to mean, signify; be a visible sign or emblem of," from be- + Old English tacnian "to signify," from tacn "sign" (see token) or from Proto-Germanic *taiknōjanan. From c. 1200 as "to augur, presage, portend," also "be or give evidence of." Related: Betokened; betokening.

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Definitions of betoken

betoken (v.)
be a signal for or a symptom of;
Synonyms: bespeak / indicate / point / signal
betoken (v.)
indicate, as with a sign or an omen;
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