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Synonyms for augurˈɔ gər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. augur, auspex(verb)

    (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy

    Synonyms:
    auspex, augur

  2. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict(verb)

    indicate by signs

    Synonyms:
    predict, herald, bespeak, indicate, promise, figure, betoken, announce, count on, annunciate, bode, foreshadow, omen, point, harbinger, estimate, portend, call, prognosticate, anticipate, reckon, augur, calculate, foretell, forebode, prefigure, signal, forecast, auspicate, presage

  3. augur(verb)

    predict from an omen

    Synonyms:
    presage, prefigure, bode, foretell, omen, portend, prognosticate, auspicate, betoken, foreshadow, predict, forecast

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. augur

    "Persons or things augur; persons only forebode or presage; things only betoken or portend." Crabb English Synonymes. We augur well for a voyage from past good fortune and a good start; we presage success from the stanchness of the ship and the skill of the captain. We forebode misfortune either from circumstances that betoken failure, or from gloomy fancies for which we could not give a reason. Dissipation among the officers and mutiny among the crew portend disaster. Divine has reference to the ancient soothsayers' arts (as in Gen. xliv, 5, 15), and refers rather to reading hearts than to reading the future. We say I could not divine his motive, or his intention.

    Synonyms:
    betoken, bode, divine, forebode, foretell, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy

    Antonyms:
    assure, calculate, demonstrate, determine, establish, insure, make sure, prove, settle, warrant

    Preposition:
    I augur from all circumstances a prosperous result; I augur ill of the enterprise; "augurs ill to the rights of the people," Thomas Jefferson Writings vol. ii, p. 506. [Taylor, Walton & Maberley '53.] I augur well, or this augurs well, for your cause.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. augur(n.)

    Synonyms:
    soothsayer, prophet, fortune-teller

  2. augur(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    prophesy, conjecture, predict, guess

  3. augur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    portend, forebode, presage, foreshow, foreshadow, prognosticate, betoken, foretell, predict, prophesy, be ominous of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

bode, auger


Translations for augur

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • предсказвам, птицегадател, предвещавамBulgarian
  • augur, věštit, ptakopravecCzech
  • Augur, Hellseher, die Zukunft vorhersagen, Wahrsager, wahrsagen, hellsehenGerman
  • augurar, presagiar, augurSpanish
  • ennustaja, auguuri, ennustaaFinnish
  • augure, augurerFrench
  • eun-druidh, fiosaiche, fàisnichScottish Gaelic
  • augur, jósolHungarian
  • augure, augurareItalian
  • matakite, matatuhiMāori
  • wichelaar, waarzegger, waarzeggen, voorspellenDutch
  • wróżbita, przepowiadać, wróżyć, zapowiadaćPolish
  • áugurePortuguese
  • предсказывать, авгур, прорицатель, предвещатьRussian
  • bådarSwedish

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