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augur

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noun au·gur \ˈȯ-gər\

Definition of augur

  1. 1 :  an official diviner of ancient Rome

  2. 2 :  one held to foretell events by omens



Examples of augur

  1. <ancient Roman augurs who predicted the future by reading the flight of birds>



Origin of augur

Latin; akin to Latin augēre


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with augur


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augur

verb au·gur

Simple Definition of augur

  • : to show or suggest something that might happen in the future

Full Definition of augur

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to foretell especially from omens

  3. 2 :  to give promise of :  presage

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to predict the future especially from omens

Examples of augur

  1. The decision doesn't augur well.

  2. <the extended interview augurs well for your acceptance into that law school>



1593

First Known Use of augur

1593



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