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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·to·ken v. t. [imp. & p. p. Betokened p. pr. & vb. n. Betokening.]
 1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens.
 A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . .
 Betokening peace from God, and covenant new.   --Milton.
 2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm.
 Syn: -- To presage; portend; indicate; mark; note.