Part of speech: verb

To serve as an omen; presage.

Part of speech: noun

Something regarded as a prophetic sign.

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Usage examples "omen":

  1. " There's an omen for you superstitious hill folk. - "The Ball and The Cross", G.K. Chesterton.
  2. Thus every year did these crows of ill omen carry off from Paris no fewer than 20, 000 children, who were never, never seen again! - "Fruitfulness Fecondite", Emile Zola.
  3. God grant that it is a good omen, that for them, indeed, the sun is rising! - "Nancy A Novel", Rhoda Broughton.