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presage (n.)

late 14c., "something that portends," from Latin praesagium "a foreboding," from praesagire "to perceive beforehand, forebode," from praesagus (adj.) "perceiving beforehand, prophetic," from prae "before" (see pre-) + sagus "prophetic," related to sagire "perceive" (see sagacious).

presage (v.)

1560s, from Middle French présager (16c.), from présage "omen," from Latin praesagium (see presage (n.)). Related: Presaged; presaging.

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Definitions of presage from WordNet
1
presage (n.)
a foreboding about what is about to happen;
presage (n.)
a sign of something about to happen;
2
presage (v.)
indicate, as with a sign or an omen;
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