HyperDic: august

English > 3 senses of the word august / August:
NOUNtimeAugust, Augthe month following July and preceding September
ADJECTIVEallaugust, grand, lordlyof or befitting a lord
allaugust, revered, venerableprofoundly honored
august / August > pronunciation
Soundsaa'gahst; ao'gahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > august: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or befitting a lord.
Example "of august lineage"
Synonymsgrand, lordly
BroadernobleOf or belonging to or constituting / constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times
Spanishaugusto, señorial, señoril
Catalanaugust
English > august: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningprofoundly honored.
Synonymsrevered, venerable
Broaderhonorable, honourableworthy of being honored
Spanishaugusto, venerable, venerado
Catalanvenerable
English > August: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe month following July and preceding September.
SynonymAug
Part ofGregorian calendar, New Style calendarThe solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years
PartsAssumption, Assumption of Mary, August 15celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended
Dormition, Feast of Dormitioncelebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended
mid-AugustThe middle part of August
BroaderGregorian calendar monthA month in the Gregorian calendar
Spanishago, agosto
Catalanagost, August

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