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.

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.