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August - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'August' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . August [ a.]
- Of a quality inspiring mingled admiration and reverence; having an aspect of solemn dignity or grandeur; sublime; majestic; having exalted birth, character, state, or authority.
- The eighth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.

Meaning of 'August' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . august [ s]
Meaning (1):
- of or befitting a lord
Example in sentence:
  • heir to a lordly fortune;
  • of august lineage
Meaning (2):
- profoundly honored
Example in sentence:
  • revered holy men