What is another word for augur?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːɡə] (IPA)

Augur is a word that often refers to a foreteller or a prophet, who can predict future events, good or bad. However, In the English language, there are a variety of synonyms for the word augur that can be used in different contexts. Synonyms for augur include soothsayer, diviner, forecaster, predictor, seer, prophet, oracle, clairvoyant, visionary, and prognosticator. These words can be used when talking about mystics, spiritual or religious figures, or even weather forecasters. Each synonym has a slightly different connotation, but all of them describe someone who is able to foresee what is to come.

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What are the hypernyms for Augur?

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What are the opposite words for augur?

Antonyms of augur are words that have an opposite meaning. The word augur means to predict, foretell or prophesy. Opposites of augur include deny, disbelieve, and ignore. Deny means to refuse to acknowledge or accept something. Disbelieve means to not trust or have faith in something. Ignore is the action of deliberately avoiding acknowledgement or attention to something or someone. Other antonyms of augur include doubt, guess, and question. Doubt means to feel uncertain about something or someone. Guess is to predict without certain knowledge or evidence. Question is to express doubt or uncertainty about something.

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Usage examples for Augur

Yet even this preacher of a universal Providence, of the doctrine that our true good and happiness are in our own hands, will not altogether deny that the augur can forecast the future.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill
What would I not have given to be able to see her once more, even for an instant-to say "a good bye"-to watch the feeling with which she parted from me, and augur from it either favourably to my heart's dearest hope, or darkest despair.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
I have another anecdote to relate of Clifton, from which I augur still more.
"Anna St. Ives"
Thomas Holcroft

Famous quotes with Augur

  • In the unrest of the masses I augur great good. It is by their realizing that their condition of life is not what it ought to be that vast improvements may be accomplished.
    Leland Stanford
  • Life is most likely not to augur well with anyone who is unwilling to discover and fulfill his/her destiny. Therefore, dare to discover/fulfill your God-given destiny.
    Emeasoba George
  • No one can/will insinuate himself/herself into someone else's destiny i.e. no matter how smart/sharp you think you are, you can't/won't manipulate your destiny. Moreover, that signifies until you engage and indulge in your God-given destiny, life is likely not to augur well with you. Therefore, endeavour at all cost to discover and fulfill your God-given destiny.
    Emeasoba George
  • Trying to answer this by collecting information about our own neurones would be no more use than doing it, like the Roman augur, by inspecting the entrails of a goat.
    Mary Midgley
  • for this also we will honour the poor Manchester Insurrection, and augur well of it. A deep unspoken sense lies in these strong men,— inconsiderable, almost stupid, as all they can articulate of it is. Amid all violent stupidity of speech, a right noble instinct of what is doable and what is not doable never forsakes them: the strong inarticulate men and workers, whom Fact patronises; of whom, in all difficulty and work whatsoever, there is good augury!
    Thomas Carlyle

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