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ˈhɔr əˌskoʊp, ˈhɒr-horo·scope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. horoscopenoun

    a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets

  2. horoscopenoun

    a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place

Wiktionary

  1. horoscopenoun

    an astrological forecast of a person's future based on such information

  2. horoscopenoun

    the position of the planets and stars at the moment of someone's birth; a diagram of such positions

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horoscopenoun

    the representation made of the aspect of the heavens at the moment of a person's birth, by which the astrologer professed to foretell the events of the person's life; especially, the sign of the zodiac rising above the horizon at such a moment

    Etymology: [F. horoscope, L. horoscopus, fr. Gr. , adj., observing hours or times, esp. observing the hour of birth, n., a horoscope; hour + to view, observe. See Hour, and -scope.]

  2. Horoscopenoun

    the diagram or scheme of twelve houses or signs of the zodiac, into which the whole circuit of the heavens was divided for the purposes of such prediction of fortune

    Etymology: [F. horoscope, L. horoscopus, fr. Gr. , adj., observing hours or times, esp. observing the hour of birth, n., a horoscope; hour + to view, observe. See Hour, and -scope.]

  3. Horoscopenoun

    the planisphere invented by Jean Paduanus

    Etymology: [F. horoscope, L. horoscopus, fr. Gr. , adj., observing hours or times, esp. observing the hour of birth, n., a horoscope; hour + to view, observe. See Hour, and -scope.]

  4. Horoscopenoun

    a table showing the length of the days and nights at all places

    Etymology: [F. horoscope, L. horoscopus, fr. Gr. , adj., observing hours or times, esp. observing the hour of birth, n., a horoscope; hour + to view, observe. See Hour, and -scope.]

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  1. Horoscope

    A horoscope is an astrological chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth. The word horoscope is derived from Greek words meaning "a look at the hours" Other commonly used names for the horoscope in English include astrological chart, astro-chart, celestial map, sky-map, star-chart, cosmogram, vitasphere, radical chart, radix, chart wheel, or simply chart. It is used as a method of divination regarding events relating to the point in time it represents, and it forms the basis of the horoscopic traditions of astrology. No scientific studies have shown support for the accuracy of horoscopes, and the methods used to make interpretations are generally considered pseudo-scientific. In common usage, horoscope often refers to an astrologer's interpretation, usually based on a system of Sun sign astrology; or on the calendar significance of an event, as in Chinese astrology. In particular, many newspapers and magazines carry predictive columns based on celestial influences in relation to the zodiacal placement of the Sun on the day of a person's birth, identifying the individual's Sun sign or "star sign" based on the tropical zodiac.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Horoscope

    hor′o-skōp, n. an observation of the heavens at the hour of a person's birth, by which the astrologer predicted the events of his life: a representation of the heavens for this purpose.—adj. Horoscop′ic.—ns. Horos′copist, an astrologer; Horos′copy, the art of predicting the events of a person's life from his horoscope: aspect of the stars at the time of birth. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. hōroskoposhōra, an hour, skopein, to observe.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horoscope in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horoscope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of horoscope in a Sentence

  1. Edoardo Siani:

    By showing the horoscope, you're really showing to those who can read it that this is a legitimate king and this will be a prosperous reign.

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