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omen

o·men

omen

 
 
pronunciation:
o mn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an occurrence that is believed to be a supernatural indicator of future good or evil.
synonyms:
augury, auspice, portent, presage, prognostic
similar words:
forerunner, foretoken, harbinger, herald, premonition, sign
definition 2: the supposed meaning of such an incident; portent.
synonyms:
divination, portent, presage
similar words:
meaning, significance
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: omened, omening, omens
definition: to be a supernatural indicator of; presage.
synonyms:
augur, forebode, foretell, portend, presage
similar words:
bode, prophesy