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AQUARIUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Aquarius mean? 

AQUARIUS (noun)
  The noun AQUARIUS has 3 senses:

1. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius
2. a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces
3. the eleventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about January 20 to February 18

  Familiarity information: AQUARIUS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


AQUARIUS (noun)


Sense 1Aquarius [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Aquarius; Water Bearer

Hypernyms ("Aquarius" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Domain category:

astrology; star divination (a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon)


Sense 2Aquarius [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Instance hypernyms:

constellation (a configuration of stars as seen from the earth)

Holonyms ("Aquarius" is a part of...):

zodiac (a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes)


Sense 3Aquarius [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The eleventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about January 20 to February 18

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Aquarius the Water Bearer; Water Bearer; Aquarius

Instance hypernyms:

house; mansion; planetary house; sign; sign of the zodiac; star sign ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)


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