verb (used with object), pres·aged, pres·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), pres·aged, pres·ag·ing.
Origin of presage
Examples from the Web for presage
From quotes Clinton a lot, and he credits Clinton with saying that an intellectual resurgence has to presage political power.
But I recall nothing in Possession, Angels & Insects, Babel Tower, or her other books that seems to presage this one.Must Reads: Wild Abandon, Ramona Ausubel, A.S. Byatt|Nicholas Mancusi, Jennifer Miller, Allen Barra|March 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It passes only at night, and it is thought to presage some disaster to those who see it.Lost Man's Lane|Anna Katharine Green
In their eyes it was blood, and a presage of dreadful slaughter.Robin Tremayne|Emily Sarah Holt
At Oundle "There is a Well that is credibly reported to drum as a presage of very great alterations to publick affairs."Weather and Folk Lore of Peterborough and District|Charles Dack
It was the exception to manners then prevalent, and the presage of manners to come long afterward.
But your face to-night is like a presage of calamity, like the dull, livid sky that goes before a thunderstorm.'Phantom Fortune, A Novel|M. E. Braddon