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hor·o·scope

 (hôr′ə-skōp′, hŏr′-)
n.
1.
a. The aspect of the planets and stars at a given moment, such as the moment of a person's birth, used by astrologers.
b. A diagram of the signs of the zodiac based on such an aspect.
2. An astrological forecast, as of a person's future, based on a diagram of the aspect of the planets and stars at a given moment.

[French, from Old French, from Latin hōroscopus, from Greek hōroskopos : hōrā, hour, season; see yēr- in Indo-European roots + skopos, observer; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]

horoscope

(ˈhɒrəˌskəʊp)
n
1. (Astrology) the prediction of a person's future based on a comparison of the zodiacal data for the time of birth with the data from the period under consideration
2. (Astrology) the configuration of the planets, the sun, and the moon in the sky at a particular moment
3. (Astrology) Also called: chart a diagram showing the positions of the planets, sun, moon, etc, at a particular time and place
[Old English horoscopus, from Latin, from Greek hōroskopos ascendant birth sign, from hōra hour + -scope]
horoscopic adj

hor•o•scope

(ˈhɔr əˌskoʊp, ˈhɒr-)

n.
1. a diagram of the heavens, showing the relative position of planets and the signs of the zodiac, as at the moment of a person's birth, used esp. to predict events in a person's life.
2. predictions or advice for the future, based on such a diagram.
[before 1050; Middle English, Old English horoscopus < Latin < Greek hōroskópos=hōro-, comb. form of hṓra hour + skópos -scope]

horoscope

- Comes from Greek hora, "hour, time," and skopos, "observer."
See also related terms for observer.

horoscope

A birthchart calculated according to the exact time of birth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horoscope - a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planetshoroscope - a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication - a statement made about the future
2.horoscope - a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place
diagram - a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
Translations
خَرِيطَةُ البُرُوجنَجم، طالِع، بُرْج
horoskop
horoskop
horoskooppi
horoskop
horoszkóp
stjörnuspá
星占い
별점
horoskopas
horoskops
horoskop
horoskop
โหราศาสตร์
lá số tử vi

horoscope

[ˈhɒrəskəʊp] Nhoróscopo m
to cast a horoscopesacar un horóscopo

horoscope

[ˈhɒrəskəʊp] nhoroscope m

horoscope

nHoroskop nt

horoscope

[ˈhɒrəˌskəʊp] noroscopo

horoscope

(ˈhorəskəup) noun
the prediction of a person's future based on the position of the stars and planets at the time of his birth.

horoscope

خَرِيطَةُ البُرُوج horoskop horoskop Horoskop ωροσκόπιο horóscopo horoskooppi horoscope horoskop oroscopo 星占い 별점 horoscoop horoskop horoskop horóscopo гороскоп horoskop โหราศาสตร์ yıldız falı lá số tử vi 占星
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