auspicate


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aus·pi·cate

 (ô′spĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. aus·pi·cat·ed, aus·pi·cat·ing, aus·pi·cates
To begin or inaugurate with a ceremony intended to bring good luck.

[Latin auspicārī, auspicāt-, from auspex, auspic-, bird augur; see auspice.]

auspicate

(ˈɔːspɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
to begin or inaugurate with a ceremony intended to bring good fortune

auspicate


Past participle: auspicated
Gerund: auspicating

Imperative
auspicate
auspicate
Present
I auspicate
you auspicate
he/she/it auspicates
we auspicate
you auspicate
they auspicate
Preterite
I auspicated
you auspicated
he/she/it auspicated
we auspicated
you auspicated
they auspicated
Present Continuous
I am auspicating
you are auspicating
he/she/it is auspicating
we are auspicating
you are auspicating
they are auspicating
Present Perfect
I have auspicated
you have auspicated
he/she/it has auspicated
we have auspicated
you have auspicated
they have auspicated
Past Continuous
I was auspicating
you were auspicating
he/she/it was auspicating
we were auspicating
you were auspicating
they were auspicating
Past Perfect
I had auspicated
you had auspicated
he/she/it had auspicated
we had auspicated
you had auspicated
they had auspicated
Future
I will auspicate
you will auspicate
he/she/it will auspicate
we will auspicate
you will auspicate
they will auspicate
Future Perfect
I will have auspicated
you will have auspicated
he/she/it will have auspicated
we will have auspicated
you will have auspicated
they will have auspicated
Future Continuous
I will be auspicating
you will be auspicating
he/she/it will be auspicating
we will be auspicating
you will be auspicating
they will be auspicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been auspicating
you have been auspicating
he/she/it has been auspicating
we have been auspicating
you have been auspicating
they have been auspicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been auspicating
you will have been auspicating
he/she/it will have been auspicating
we will have been auspicating
you will have been auspicating
they will have been auspicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been auspicating
you had been auspicating
he/she/it had been auspicating
we had been auspicating
you had been auspicating
they had been auspicating
Conditional
I would auspicate
you would auspicate
he/she/it would auspicate
we would auspicate
you would auspicate
they would auspicate
Past Conditional
I would have auspicated
you would have auspicated
he/she/it would have auspicated
we would have auspicated
you would have auspicated
they would have auspicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.auspicate - indicate by signsauspicate - indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
threaten - to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"; "Danger threatens"
bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point - be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
foreshow - foretell by divine inspiration
2.auspicate - commence in a manner calculated to bring good luckauspicate - commence in a manner calculated to bring good luck; "They auspicated the trip with a bottle of champagne"
begin, commence, set out, start, start out, set about, get down, get - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
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