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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pre·sage /ˈprɛsɪʤ, prɪˈseʤ/
 預感,預兆,預知(vt.)成為…的前兆,預示,預言(vi.)預言

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·sage n.
 1. Something which foreshows or portends a future event; a prognostic; an omen; an augury. “Joy and shout -- presage of victory.”
 2. Power to look the future, or the exercise of that power; foreknowledge; presentiment.
    If there be aught of presage in the mind.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Prognostic; omen; token; sign; presentiment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·sage v. t. [imp. & p. p. Presaged p. pr. & vb. n. Presaging. ]
 1. To have a presentiment of; to feel beforehand; to foreknow.
 2. To foretell; to predict; to foreshow; to indicate.
    My dreams presage some joyful news at hand.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·sage, v. i. To form or utter a prediction; -- sometimes used with of.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 presage
      n 1: a foreboding about what is about to happen
      2: a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen
         before going into battle" [syn: omen, portent, prognostic,
          prognostication, prodigy]
      v : indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode,
           portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, betoken,
           foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast,
           predict]