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 Dictionary entry overview: What does augury mean? 

AUGURY (noun)
  The noun AUGURY has 1 sense:

1. an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

  Familiarity information: AUGURY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

AUGURY (noun)

Sense 1augury [BACK TO TOP]


An event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events


augury; foretoken; preindication; sign

Context examples:

he hoped it was an augury / it was a sign from God

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

experience (an event as apprehended)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "augury"):

war cloud (an ominous sign that war threatens)

omen; portent; presage; prodigy; prognostic; prognostication (a sign of something about to happen)

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