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Definition of Oracle

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.

Oracle Quotations

If you go back back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic - being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago.
Elon Musk

When women reassert their relationship with the wildish nature, they are gifted with a permanent and internal watcher, a knower, a visionary, an oracle, an inspiratrice, an intuitive, a maker, a creator, an inventor, and a listener who guide, suggest, and urge vibrant life in the inner and outer world.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
Paul Valery

Oracle, for example, has even hired people to dumpster dive for information about its competitor, Microsoft. It's not even illegal, because trash isn't covered by data secrecy laws.
Kevin Mitnick

An awful lot of successful technology companies ended up being in a slightly different market than they started out in. Microsoft started with programming tools, but came out with an operating system. Oracle started doing contracts for the CIA. AOL started out as an online video gaming network.
Marc Andreessen
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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

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