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Definition 1: the month following July and preceding September - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for august in the sense of this definition

(august is a kind of ...) a month in the Gregorian calendar

(august is a part of ...) celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church

(august is a part of ...) celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th

(august is a part of ...) the middle part of August

(... is part of august) the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752

Definition 2: profoundly honored - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where august or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • revered holy men

Synonyms for august in the sense of this definition

(august is similar to ...) worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

"an honorable man" "led an honorable life" "honorable service to his country"

Definition 3: of or befitting a lord - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where august or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • heir to a lordly fortune
  • of august lineage

Synonyms for august in the sense of this definition

(august is similar to ...) of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times

"of noble birth"

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