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A diviner who foretells events by the behaviour of birds or other animals, or by signs derived from celestial phenomena, or unusual occurrences
To foretell events; to exhibit signs of future events
to predict
{n} a diviner by the flight of birds
{v} to judge by augury, to guess
(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy predict from an omen
If something augurs well or badly for a person or a future situation, it is a sign that things will go well or badly. The renewed violence this week hardly augurs well for smooth or peaceful change = bode. augur well/badly/ill to be a sign that something will be successful or unsuccessful = bode (augur (14-21 centuries), from )
An official diviner who foretold events by the singing, chattering, flight, and feeding of birds, or by signs or omens derived from celestial phenomena, certain appearances of quadrupeds, or unusual occurrences
{f} predict, foretell the future
indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
To anticipate, to foretell, or to indicate a favorable or an unfavorable issue; as, to augur well or ill
To predict or foretell, as from signs or omens; to betoken; to presage; to infer
One who foretells events by omens; a soothsayer; a diviner; a prophet
(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
To conjecture from signs or omens; to prognosticate; to foreshow
predict from an omen
{i} prophet; fortuneteller
augur well
have good prospects; bode well; be hopeful, be promising
An augur
An augur
To augur
past of augur
present participle of augur
third person singular of augur
plural of augur
screw augur
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