What is another word for augury?

1869 synonyms found


[ ˈɔːɡjʊɹi], [ ˈɔːɡjʊɹi], [ ˈɔː_ɡ_j_ʊ_ɹ_i]

Augury is a word that refers to the practice of predicting the future through some type of divination. Synonyms for augury include prophecy, divination, foresight, premonition, omen, and prediction. Each of these words signifies the act of looking into the future to determine what might come, but they each have slightly different connotations. Prophecy implies a message from a higher power, while divination suggests using some type of mystical or supernatural tool, such as tarot cards or a crystal ball, to foretell the future. Foresight is a more general term for anticipating what may come, while premonition suggests a sudden, unexplainable feeling about what might happen. Omen and prediction both suggest signs or indications of what is to come.

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What are the hypernyms for Augury?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Augury?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for augury (as nouns)

Usage examples for Augury

I was standing, as it were, on the threshold of life, and regarded the mode in which I should be received as an augury of good or evil.
"That Boy Of Norcott's"
Charles James Lever
There is no happier augury on entering life than to possess the friendship and good-will of those who stand foremost in the world's honor.
"That Boy Of Norcott's"
Charles James Lever
He noticed with pleasure the attention paid to him by the down-at-heels servant-it was good augury for the success of the interview.
"The Wooden Horse"
Hugh Walpole

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