Go to Bing homepage

oracle

US [ˈɔrək(ə)l]
UK [ˈɒrək(ə)l]
  • n.预言;先知;神谕;(古希腊的)神谕宣示所
  • Web甲骨文;甲骨文公司;数据库
Plural Form:oracles  
Oracle
Show examples
n.
1.
(古希腊的)神示所;(传达神谕的)牧师,女祭司(in ancient Greece) a place where people could go to ask the gods for advice or information about the future; the priest or priestess through whom the gods were thought to give their message
They consulted the oracle at Delphi.
他们在德尔斐神示所向神请示。
2.
(古希腊常有隐含意义的)神谕,神示(in ancient Greece) the advice or information that the gods gave, which often had a hidden meaning
3.
[ususing]
能提供宝贵信息的人(或书);权威;智囊a person or book that gives valuable advice or information
My sister's the oracle on investment matters.
我姐姐是个万无一失的投资顾问。

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters