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Definition of Oracle


  1. The answer of a god, or some person reputed to be a god, to an inquiry respecting some affair or future event, as the success of an enterprise or battle.
  2. Hence: The deity who was supposed to give the answer; also, the place where it was given.
  3. The communications, revelations, or messages delivered by God to the prophets; also, the entire sacred Scriptures -- usually in the plural.
  4. The sanctuary, or Most Holy place in the temple; also, the temple itself.
  5. One who communicates a divine command; an angel; a prophet.
  6. Any person reputed uncommonly wise; one whose decisions are regarded as of great authority; as, a literary oracle.
  7. A wise sentence or decision of great authority.
  8. To utter oracles.
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Oracle Translations

oracle in Dutch is orakel
oracle in German is Orakel
oracle in Italian is oracolo
oracle in Latin is oraculum
oracle in Swedish is orakel