Associations to the word «August»


AUGUST, adjective. Noble, venerable, majestic, awe-inspiring, often of the highest social class (sometimes used ironically).
AUGUST, adjective. Of noble birth.
AUGUST, verb. To make ripe
AUGUST, verb. To bring to realisation
AUGUST, proper noun. The eighth month of the Gregorian calendar, following July and preceding September. Abbreviation: Aug or Aug.
AUGUST, proper noun. A female given name derived from the month (rare modern usage).
AUGUST, proper noun. A male given name.

Dictionary definition

AUGUST, noun. The month following July and preceding September.
AUGUST, adjective. Of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage".
AUGUST, adjective. Profoundly honored; "revered holy men".

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