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Au·gust

 (ô′gəst)
n.
The eighth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Latin (mēnsis) Augustus, (month) of Augustus, after Augustus.]

au·gust

 (ô-gŭst′)
adj.
Respected and dignified: the august presence of the monarch. See Synonyms at grand.

[Latin augustus; see aug- in Indo-European roots.]

au·gust′ly adv.
au·gust′ness n.

august

(ɔːˈɡʌst)
adj
1. dignified or imposing: an august presence.
2. of noble birth or high rank: an august lineage.
[C17: from Latin augustus; related to augēre to increase]
auˈgustly adv
auˈgustness n

August

(ˈɔːɡəst)
n
the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days
[Old English, from Latin, named after the emperor Augustus]

au•gust

(ɔˈgʌst)

adj.
1. inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic.
2. venerable; eminent: an august personage.
[1655–65; < Latin augustus sacred, grand, akin to augēre to increase. See eke1]
au•gust′ly, adv.
au•gust′ness, n.

Au•gust

(ˈɔ gəst)

n.
the eighth month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Aug.
[before 1100; Middle English, Old English Agustus < Latin Augustus (after Augustus Caesar)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.august - the month following July and preceding SeptemberAugust - the month following July and preceding September
Gregorian calendar, New Style calendar - the 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; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
Assumption of Mary, August 15, Assumption - celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Dormition, Feast of Dormition - celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-August - the middle part of August
Adj.1.august - of or befitting a lordaugust - of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage"
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"
2.august - profoundly honoredaugust - profoundly honored; "revered holy men"
honourable, honorable - worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"

august

august

adjective
1. Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
2. Raised to or occupying a high position or rank:
Translations
Augustus
أُغُسْطُسجَليل، مُهيبشَهْر آب
август
agost
srpenvznešený
Augustærværdig
aŭgusto
august
elokuu
अगस्त
kolovoz
augusztusmagasztos
Agustus
ágústgöfuglegur, virîulegur
八月
8월팔월
augustus
didingasprakilnusrugpjūtis
augustscēlsdižens
august
august
avgustavgúst
август
augusti
เดือนสิงหาคม
серпень
اگست
tháng Tám

August

[ˈɔːgəst] Nagosto m
see July for usage

august

[ɔːˈgʌst] ADJ (frm) → augusto

August

[ˈɔːgəst] naoût m
in August → en août
see also July

august

[ɔːˈgʌst] adj (formal)auguste (formal)Auld Lang Syne [ˌɔːldlæŋˈsaɪn] n "Le temps jadis" ; chanson écossaise que l'on entonne sur le coup de minuit le soir de la Saint-Sylvestre.

August

nAugust m ? also September

august

adjilluster; occasion, spectacleerhaben

August

[ˈɔːgəst] nagosto
see also July

august

[ɔːˈgʌst] adj (frm) → augusto/a

August

(ˈoːgəst) noun
the eighth month of the year.

august

(oːˈgast) adjective
full of nobility and dignity.

august

أُغُسْطُس srpen august August Αύγουστος agosto elokuu août kolovoz agosto 八月 8월 augustus august sierpień agosto август augusti เดือนสิงหาคม Ağustos tháng Tám 八月
References in classic literature ?
Nearer my sister Jo's, I am seventeen in August," returned Meg, tossing her head.
Once on a hot day in August he tried but found it stuck fast and after that he forgot all about it.
In August the Harlings' Danish cook had to leave them.
On the twenty-eighth of August, at the hour of midnight, and if the moon is shining--the moon must be shining--a spirit that has haunted these shores for ages rises up from the Gulf.
The hostile armies, which lay in the wilds of the Horican, passed the night of the ninth of August, 1757, much in the manner they would, had they encountered on the fairest field of Europe.
On the twenty-fifth of this month a reinforcement of forty-five men arrived from North-Carolina, and about the twentieth of August following, Col.
Such was the position of affairs at Devil's Ford on the 13th of August, 1860.
This same shop-door had been a subject of No slight mortification to the present occupant of the august Pyncheon House, as well as to some of her predecessors.
And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones of congregated blossoms.
This august hump, if I mistake not, rises over one of the larger vertebrae, and is, therefore, in some sort, the outer convex mould of it.
Then one day late in August, a superintendent ran into the place and shouted to Jurgis and his gang to drop their work and come.
1] In August 1791, as a consequence of the French Revolution, the black slaves and mulattoes on Haiti rose in revolt against the whites, and in the period of turmoil that followed enormous cruelties were practised by both sides.