"augur" Definition

  1. n. An official diviner who foretold events by the singing, chattering, flight, and feeding of birds, or by signs or omens derived from celestial phenomena, certain appearances of quadrupeds, or unusual occurrences.
  2. n. One who foretells events by omens; a soothsayer; a diviner; a prophet.
  3. v. i. To conjecture from signs or omens; to prognosticate; to foreshow.
  4. v. i. To anticipate, to foretell, or to indicate a favorable or an unfavorable issue; as, to augur well or ill.
  5. v. t. To predict or foretell, as from signs or omens; to betoken; to presage; to infer.

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Position in dictionary: 7490 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., v. i., v. i., v. t.,
Words that start with "augur": 13
Words that end with "augur": 2
Words that contain "augur": 24
Next words in dictionary: augural, augurate, auguration, augured, augurer, augurial, auguries, auguring, augurist, augurous
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English Dictionary Definition of augur

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