Diviner vs Necromancer - What's the difference?

diviner | necromancer |


As nouns the difference between diviner and necromancer

is that diviner is one who foretells the future while necromancer is a person who practices necromancy.

diviner

English

Alternative forms

* devynour, divinour (qualifier); divinor (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who foretells the future.
  • One who searches for underground objects or water using a divining rod.
  • Synonyms

    * (one who foretells the future) foreteller, fortune-teller, prophet, seer, soothsayer * (one who searches for underground water) water diviner, dowser

    Derived terms

    * diviner's sage * water diviner

    Anagrams

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    necromancer

    English

    Alternative forms

    * necromant * nigromancer * necromance * nigromant

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who practices necromancy.