Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: augur
IPA transcription: ['ɔɡɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: augur, auspex
    Meaning: (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict
    Meaning: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
Usage examples
  • I go out very little; my notion is, that the Diplomatist, like the ancient Augur, must not suffer himself to be vulgarized by contact.
  • I may augur, from the silence of my family, that they object to the resolution I have taken; but I should not allow myself to be swerved from the path of duty, Mr. Copperfield, even by my papa and mama, were they still living.'