Part of speech:
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
The giving of protection or support; sponsorship; all of the clients or customers of a business; clientele; political favors, such as appointing to governmental positions in exchange for political support.
(Archaic) Ready; prepared
Pleasing or desirable
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The definition of happy is someone or something that is feeling great pleasure or joy.
The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
Such as will probably be satisfactory or rewarding; suitable
Believed to bring good luck:
Suited or right for a particular purpose:
Boding well; favorable; auspicious
The definition of advocacy is the act of speaking on the behalf of or in support of another person, place, or thing.
Support given to a person or cause
Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.
The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
The definition of an omen is something that is believed to predict the future.
An indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; an omen.
A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
The capacity or activity of a tutor; instruction or teaching.
In ancient Rome, an augur, or diviner, esp. one who watched for omens in the flight of birds
Observation of and divination from the actions of birds.
The definition of an augur is a clairvoyant, priest or collection of priests whose job it was to interpret what the gods wanted.
A priest in ancient Rome who practiced divination by the inspection of the entrails of animals.
One who claims to be able to foretell events or predict the future; a seer.
The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
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