Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun augur

1 sense of augur

Sense 1
augur, auspex -- ((ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy)
       => prophet, prophesier, oracle, seer, vaticinator -- (an authoritative person who divines the future)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb augur

2 senses of augur

Sense 1
bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict -- (indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news")
       => bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal -- (be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued")

Sense 2
augur -- (predict from an omen)
       => predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise -- (make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")

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