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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 ?
He returned in the month of August to Kouka; from there he successively traversed the Mandara, Barghimi, and Klanem countries, and reached his extreme limit in the east, the town of Masena, situated at seventeen degrees twenty minutes west longitude.
However, I was so enamoured of this place, that I spent much of my time there for the whole of the remaining part of the month of July; and though upon second thoughts, I resolved not to remove, yet I built me a little kind of a bower, and surrounded it at a distance with a strong fence, being a double hedge, as high as I could reach, well staked and filled between with brushwood; and here I lay very secure, sometimes two or three nights together; always going over it with a ladder; so that I fancied now I had my country house and my sea- coast house; and this work took me up to the beginning of August.
The two parties came together two or three days afterwards, on the 4th of August, after having passed through the gap of the Littlehorn Mountain.
About the 15th of August the vapors ejected had sensibly diminished in intensity and thickness.
The weather had been somewhat sultry, but not to any degree uncommon in the month of August. Saturday evening was as fine as was ever known, and the great body of holiday-makers laid out yesterday for visits to Mulgrave Woods, Robin Hood's Bay, Rig Mill, Runswick, Staithes, and the various trips in the neighborhood of Whitby.
On the twenty-second of August, early in the day, they came upon the trail of a numerous band.
His was a most unroyal career, but the most pitiable spectacle in it was his sentimental treachery to his Swiss guard on that memorable 10th of August, when he allowed those heroes to be massacred in his cause, and forbade them to shed the "sacred French blood" purporting to be flowing in the veins of the red-capped mob of miscreants that was raging around the palace.
Prince Andrew arrived in Petersburg in August, 1809.