Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I am versed in the great sciences of astrology and astronomy.

The explanation belongs to the department of meteorology, and not to astronomy.

I have acquired some knowledge of navigation, of astronomy, and of geometry.

Shall we propose, as a third branch of our education, astronomy?

Ferguson discovered many things in astronomy which had long been known.

Socrates taught Xenophon and Plato geography, astronomy, and the use of the globes.

Other branches of astronomy began also to claim his attention.

This object has a value in astronomy far greater than it might at first appear.

There was keen competition for the chair of Astronomy which the death of Ussher vacated.

The practical utilities of astronomy were also obvious in primeval times.