What does the word betoken mean?

Usage examples for betoken

  1. The language of our chief did not betoken the fears which, at that moment, were felt throughout the country for the fate of his brave command, surrounded as it was believed to be, by an imposing army of Mexicans led by their bravest generals. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  2. But Ralph's face did not betoken any kindred enthusiasm. – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown