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

1 sense of august

Sense 1
August, Aug -- (the month following July and preceding September)
       => Gregorian calendar month -- (a month in the Gregorian calendar)

Antonyms of adj august

2 senses of august

Sense 1
august, grand, lordly -- (of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage")

INDIRECT (VIA noble) -> lowborn -- (of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor")

Sense 2
august, revered, venerable -- (profoundly honored; "revered holy men")

INDIRECT (VIA honorable) -> dishonorable, dishonourable -- (lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed")

Similarity of adj august

2 senses of august

Sense 1
august, grand, lordly -- (of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage")
       => noble (vs. lowborn) -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")

Sense 2
august, revered, venerable -- (profoundly honored; "revered holy men")
       => honorable (vs. dishonorable), honourable -- (worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country")

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