HyperDic: divine

English > 10 senses of the word divine / Divine:
ADJECTIVEalldivine, godlyemanating from God
alldivine, providentialresulting from divine providence
alldivine, godlikebeing or having the nature of a god
alldivinedevoted to or in the service or worship of a deity
alldivine, godlikeappropriate to or befitting a god
alldivine, elysian, inspiredbeing of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
VERBperceptiondivineperceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
contactdivinesearch by divining, as if with a rod
NOUNperson Divine, Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovahterms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
person divine, cleric, churchman, ecclesiastica clergyman or other person in religious orders
divine / Divine > pronunciation
Soundsdihvay'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > divine: 10 senses > adjective 1
Meaningemanating from God.
Examples
  • "divine judgment"
  • "divine guidance"
Synonymgodly
BroaderheavenlyOf or belonging to heaven or god
Spanishdivino
Catalandiví
Adverbsdivinelyby divine means
English > divine: 10 senses > adjective 2
MeaningResulting from divine providence.
Synonymprovidential
BroaderheavenlyOf or belonging to heaven or god
Spanishdivino, providencial
Catalanprovidencial
English > divine: 10 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBeing or having the nature of a god.
Examples
  • "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier
  • "the divine will"
  • "the divine capacity for love"
Synonymgodlike
BroaderheavenlyOf or belonging to heaven or god
Spanishdivino
Nounsdivinityany supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
English > divine: 10 senses > adjective 4
Meaningdevoted to or in the service or worship of a deity.
Examples
  • "divine worship"
  • "divine liturgy"
Broadersacredconcerned with religion or religious purposes
Spanishdivino
Nounsdivinitythe quality of being divine
English > divine: 10 senses > adjective 5
MeaningAppropriate to or befitting a god.
Example"the divine strength of Achilles"
Synonymgodlike
BroadersuperhumanAbove or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance
Spanishdivino
English > divine: 10 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOf such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods.
Examples
  • "her pies were simply divine"
  • "the divine Shakespeare"
Synonymselysian, inspired
BroadergloriousHaving or deserving or conferring glory
Spanishdivino, excelente, excepcional, extraordinario, genial, sublime
Catalandiví, excel·lent, excepcional, extraordinari, genial, sublim
English > Divine: 10 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningTerms referring to the Judeo-Christian God.
SynonymsGodhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah
Instance ofGod, Supreme BeingThe supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe
NarrowerTrinity, Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity, Sacred TrinityThe union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead
hypostasis, hypostasis of ChristAny of the three persons of the Godhead constituting / constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
SpanishDios Todopoderoso, el Creador, el Todopoderoso
CatalanDéu Totpoderós, el Creador
English > divine: 10 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA clergyman or other person in religious orders.
Synonymscleric, churchman, ecclesiastic
InstancesBruno, Saint Bruno, St. Bruno(Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
a Kempis, Thomas a KempisGerman ecclesiastic (1380-1471)
NarrowerordainerA cleric who ordains
pardonerA medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences
pluralistA cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time / time
Broaderclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanishclérigo, eclesiástico
Catalanclergue, eclesiàstic
English > divine: 10 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningperceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Narrowerchiromancedivine by reading someone's palms
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Spanishadivinar, intuir
Adjectivesdivinatoryresembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
Nounsdivinationthe art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
divinationa prediction uttered under divine inspiration
divinersomeone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
English > divine: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsearch by divining, as if with a rod.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"He claimed he could divine underground water"
NarrowerdowseUse a divining rod in search of underground water or metal
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Spanishadivinar
Nounsdivinersomeone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers

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