auspices


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to auspices: under the auspices of

aus·pi·ces 1

 (ô′spĭ-sēz′)
n.
Plural of auspex.

aus·pi·ces 2

 (ô′spĭ-sĭz, -sēz′)
n.
Plural of auspice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auspices - kindly endorsement and guidanceauspices - kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
endorsement, indorsement - the act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"

auspices

plural noun support, backing, control, charge, care, authority, championship, influence, protection, guidance, sponsorship, supervision, patronage, advocacy, countenance, aegis a peace conference under the auspices of the UN
Translations
تَحت رِعايَة
pod záštitou
i nogens regi
á vegum, undir vernd
globojantkieno nors iniciatyvaremiantžadantis sėkmę
aizbildnībakāda aizbildnībā
himayelerindehimayesinde

auspices

[ˈɔːspɪsɪz] NPL under the auspices ofbajo los auspicios de

auspices

[ˈɔːspɪsɪz] npl
under sb's auspices → sous les auspices de qn

auspices

pl
(= sponsorship)Schirmherrschaft f; under the auspices ofunter der Schirmherrschaft (+gen), → unter den Auspizien (+gen) (geh)
(= auguries)Vorzeichen pl, → Auspizien pl (geh); under favourable (Brit) or favorable (US) auspicesunter günstigen Vorzeichen or Auspizien (geh)

auspices

[ˈɔːspɪsɪz] npl under the auspices ofsotto i buoni auspici di

auspices

(ˈoːspisiz) : under the auspices of
arranged or encouraged by (a society etc). This exhibition is being held under the auspices of the Arts Council.
auˈspicious (-ʃəs) adjective
giving hope of success. You haven't made a very auspicious start to your new job.
References in classic literature ?
Two girls, on the bills as sisters, came forth and sang a duet that is heard occasionally at concerts given under church auspices.
Although they might not have been personally concerned in the administration, and therefore not immediately agents in the measures to be examined, they would probably have been involved in the parties connected with these measures, and have been elected under their auspices.
Let, therefore, your illustrious house take up this charge with that courage and hope with which all just enterprises are undertaken, so that under its standard our native country may be ennobled, and under its auspices may be verified that saying of Petrarch:
According to the narrative of the German doctor, Ferdinand Werne, the expedition attempted in 1840, under the auspices of Mehemet Ali, stopped at Gondokoro, between the fourth and fifth parallels of north latitude.
But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons --how many, their mother only knows --and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.
Who would be willing to stake his life and his estate upon the verdict of a jury acting under the auspices of judges who had predetermined his guilt?
The voyage was being accomplished under the most favourable auspices.
He was at once removed, under your auspices, and died a few days later, at one of your uncle's country houses, before he could make any statement.
Under the auspices of the three, the bottled ale and the Madeira were promptly disposed of; and when (the horses being once more put to) they resumed their seats, with the case-bottle full of the best substitute for milk-punch that could be procured on so short a notice, the key-bugle sounded, and the red flag waved, without the slightest opposition on Mr.
Halfacre commenced his compromises under favorable auspices.
In honour of the Marquess de Mendoza, then viceroy of Peru--under whose auspices the navigator sailed--he bestowed upon them the name which denoted the rank of his patron, and gave to the world on his return a vague and magnificent account of their beauty.
Under these unpromising auspices, the parting took place, and the journey began.