What does augury mean?

Definitions for augury
ˈɔ gyə riau·gury

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. augury, sign, foretoken, preindication(noun)

    an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

    "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"

Wiktionary

  1. augury(Noun)

    A divination based on the appearance and behaviour of animals.

    Etymology: or from augurie, from augurium.

  2. augury(Noun)

    An omen or prediction; a foreboding; a prophecy.

    Etymology: or from augurie, from augurium.

  3. augury(Noun)

    An event that is experienced as indicating important things to come.

    Etymology: or from augurie, from augurium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Augury(noun)

    the art or practice of foretelling events by observing the actions of birds, etc.; divination

    Etymology: [L. aucurium.]

  2. Augury(noun)

    an omen; prediction; prognostication; indication of the future; presage

    Etymology: [L. aucurium.]

  3. Augury(noun)

    a rite, ceremony, or observation of an augur

    Etymology: [L. aucurium.]

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    Augury is a progressive death metal band from Montreal, Canada who released their debut album, Concealed in September 2004 on Galy Records, and a follow-up, Fragmentary Evidence, in July 2009 on Nuclear Blast Records.

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How to pronounce augury?

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How to say augury in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of augury in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of augury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of augury in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Not a whit, we defy augury: there's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all: since no man has aught of what he leaves, what is't to leave betimes?

  2. Homer:

    The single best augury is to fight for one's country.

Images & Illustrations of augury

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