Etymology

1. oracle

noun. ['ˈɔrəkəl'] a shrine where an oracular god is consulted.

Etymology

  • oracle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Oracle

  • oratorical
  • allegorical

How do you pronounce oracle?

Pronounce oracle as ˈɔrəkəl.

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Sentences with oracle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Apollo created the oracle of Delphi, consulted by many Greeks seeking to know their fates.

Quotes about oracle


1. In working with top leaders and thought philosophers of our time, I will tell you that among their secrets of success is a regular practice of acknowledging and appreciating what they have. It can offer an oracle into the future because it not only tells you where you are, but it also helps clarify where you want to go in life.
- Jack Canfield

2. oracle

noun. ['ˈɔrəkəl'] an authoritative person who divines the future.

Synonyms

  • vaticinator
  • diviner
  • augur
  • prophesier
  • auspex
  • sibyl
  • prophetess
  • prophet

Etymology

  • oracle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. oracle

noun. ['ˈɔrəkəl'] a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible.

Synonyms

  • prophecy

Etymology

  • oracle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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