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oracle

synonym (synonym of oracle)

hypernym (oracle IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible (noun.communication)
    a prediction uttered under divine inspiration (noun.communication)
     
  • a shrine where an oracular god is consulted (noun.artifact)
    a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person (noun.artifact)
     
  • an authoritative person who divines the future (noun.person)
    someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF oracle relation)

  • (noun.person)
    (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a woman prophet (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet (noun.person)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF oracle relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • a shrine where an oracular god is consulted (noun.artifact)
    (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usual more.. (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from oracle)

  • a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible (noun.communication)
    of or relating to an oracle (adj.pert)
     
  • an authoritative person who divines the future (noun.person)
    foretell through or as if through the power of prophecy (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym derivation prophesier prophet seer vaticinator shrine divination prophecy diviner augur auspex prophetess sibyl delphic oracle oracle of apollo oracle of delphi temple of apollo oracular vaticinate prophesy enigmatic prophetic prophetical

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