verb (used with object), aus·pi·cat·ed, aus·pi·cat·ing.
to initiate with ceremonies calculated to ensure good luck; inaugurate.
Origin of auspicate
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Related Words for auspicatesignify, prefigure, prophesy, portend, foreshadow, augur, presage, anticipate, figure, apprehend, forewarn, prognosticate, divine, divulge, forecast, forebode, call, announce, tell, disclose
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Our words "auspicious" and "auspicate" are derived from the "auspices," or outlook on nature which these seers practised.Ten Great Religions
James Freeman Clarke