Main meanings of augurate in English

: augurate1augurate2

augurate1

Pronunciation /ˈɔːɡjʊreɪt/ /ˈɔːɡjʊrət/

noun

Roman History
  • The office of augur; the augurship.

Origin

Early 18th century. From classical Latin augurātus office of augur, augurship, augury from augurāt-, past participial stem of augurārī + -tus, suffix forming verbal nouns.

Main meanings of augurate in English

: augurate1augurate2

augurate2

Pronunciation /ˈɔːɡjʊreɪt/

verb

rare
  • To inaugurate. Compare "augur".

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin augurāt-, past participial stem of augurārī augur.