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/ˈōmən/,
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omens, plural;
  1. An event regarded as a portent of good or evil
    • - the ghost's appearance was an ill omen
    • - a rise in imports might be an omen of recovery
  2. Prophetic significance
    • - the raven seemed a bird of evil omen

  1. a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
  2. bode: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
  3. An omen (also called portent or presage) is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often signifying the advent of change. ...
  4. Omen is the seventh studio album from the metal band Soulfly. It was recorded in November 2009 and was released first in Japan on May 18, 2010 and on May 25, 2010 in other parts of the world. It was released on the 24th parts of Europe.
  5. In the religions of ancient Rome, an omen, plural omina, was a sign intimating the future, considered less important to the community than a prodigium but of great importance to the person who heard or saw it.
  6. OMEN is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in Los Angeles, CA, in 1983, by lead guitarist Kenny Powell; previously with Savage Grace and signed on with Metal Blade in 1984, with whom they released their first three studio albums and Teeth of the Hydra, a compilation album. ...
  7. Lilith Clay is a young superheroine who occasionally appears in DC Comic's Teen Titans titles.
  8. Sanghorn (Thai: สังหรณ์, English title: Omen) is a 2003 Thai suspense film. It was written by the Pang Brothers and starred Kawee Tanjararak (Beam), Panrawat Kittikorncharoen (Big) and Worrawech Danuwong (Dan) - all members of a popular Thai boyband at the time, D2B.
  9. Something which portends or is perceived to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; an augury or foreboding; prophetic significance; To be an omen of; To divine or predict from omens
  10. (Omens) Messages from spirit delivered in symbolic terms. Used in all cultures and times. Personal in nature, not universal. Culture creates symbols, and spirit uses those symbols. Example: Black cat warns of need to seek inner guidance. ...
  11. (Omens) Signs that seem to predict the future
  12. (Omens) These are signs we look for in a predictions of future for validation.
  13. A sign, portent, or perception of a thing or event that is to come, or has deeper meaning that can influence one's activities. Contrary to popular belief, an omen is not exclusively bad. Omens can be a sign of good things to come, or a message of warning. ...
  14. A sign that foretells events.
  15. A miraculous sign, a natural disaster, or a disturbance in nature that reveals the will of the gods in the arena of politics or social behavior or predicts a coming change in human history. ...
  16. [from Latin os mouth, as the voice of a god] As in augury and divination, the laws of correspondences and of the interrelation of all parts of the cosmos imply that it is possible to interpret the invisible and to forecast the future by observing visible signs. ...
  17. The Roman term for a favour­able or unfavourable sign, especially a word spoken by chance, so far as it drew the at­tention of the hearers to itself and appeared to be a prognostic. ...
  18. We have to give this film credit simply for making its title, a useful and sophisticated term, ubiquitous in popular vocabulary. For better or worse, the series also deserves credit for perpetuating concepts such as the Anti-Christ and the apocalypse.
  19. a sign that something will happen if nothing happens.
  20. Occurrence that predicts or prophesises a good or evil happening.
  21. A sign from the Gods that foreshadows what is to come; an object or event that is to denote either good or bad fortune.
  22. An unusual occurrence believed to foretell the future.  Also called a portent, an omen may indicate trouble on the horizon or encourage the person who sees it to take an opportunity.
  23. Anything which may be interpreted as a sign, positive or negative, from  the Universe.
  24. An occurrence or phenomenon believed to portend a future event. 1
  25. An sudden occurence which is interpreted as being a sign of good or evil. Often it will be small yet significant; a vase falling over or a cup of water spilling, for example.