5 letter word starting with au

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
aubin noun A broken gait of a horse, between an amble and a gallop; — commonly called a Canterbury gallop.
audit adjective An audience; a hearing., An examination in general; a judicial examination., The result of such an examination, or an account as adjusted by auditors; final account., A general receptacle or receiver., To examine and adjust, as an account or accounts; as, to audit the accounts of a treasure, or of parties who have a suit depending in court., To settle or adjust an account.
auger noun A carpenter’s tool for boring holes larger than those bored by a gimlet. It has a handle placed crosswise by which it is turned with both hands. A pod auger is one with a straight channel or groove, like the half of a bean pod. A screw auger has a twisted blade, by the spiral groove of which the chips are discharge., An instrument for boring or perforating soils or rocks, for determining the quality of soils, or the nature of the rocks or strata upon which they lie, and for obtaining water.
auget noun A priming tube connecting the charge chamber with the gallery, or place where the slow match is applied.
aught noun Alt. of Aucht, Anything; any part., At all; in any degree.
aucht noun Property; possession.
augur noun An official diviner who foretold events by the singing, chattering, flight, and feeding of birds, or by signs or omens derived from celestial phenomena, certain appearances of quadrupeds, or unusual occurrences., One who foretells events by omens; a soothsayer; a diviner; a prophet., To conjecture from signs or omens; to prognosticate; to foreshow., To anticipate, to foretell, or to indicate a favorable or an unfavorable issue; as, to augur well or ill., To predict or foretell, as from signs or omens; to betoken; to presage; to infer.
aulic adjective Pertaining to a royal court., The ceremony observed in conferring the degree of doctor of divinity in some European universities. It begins by a harangue of the chancellor addressed to the young doctor, who then receives the cap, and presides at the disputation (also called the aulic).
aunty noun A familiar name for an aunt. In the southern United States a familiar term applied to aged negro women.
aurae plural of Aura
aural adjective Of or pertaining to the air, or to an aura., Of or pertaining to the ear; as, aural medicine and surgery.
auric adjective Of or pertaining to gold., Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; — said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its higher valence; as, auric oxide; auric chloride.
aurin noun A red coloring matter derived from phenol; — called also, in commerce, yellow corallin.
aurum noun Gold.
auto- A combining form, with the meaning of self, one’s self, one’s own, itself, its own.