HyperDic: grace

English > 10 senses of the word grace / Grace:
NOUNstategrace, saving grace, state of grace(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God
attributegrace, gracilityelegance and beauty of movement or expression
attributegrace, seemlinessa sense of propriety and consideration for others
attributegrace, good will, goodwilla disposition to kindness and compassion
timegrace, grace perioda period of time past the deadline for fulfilling an obligation during which a penalty that would be imposed for being late is waived, especially an extended period granted as a special favor
person Grace(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm
communicationgrace, blessing, thanksgivinga short prayer of thanks before a meal / meal
attributegrace, grace of God, free grace(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
VERBcreationgrace, decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
stativegrace, deck, adorn, decorate, embellish, beautifybe beautiful to look at
grace / Grace > pronunciation
Soundsgrey's
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence.
Examples
  • "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"
  • "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"
  • "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
Synonymssaving grace, state of grace
CategoryChristian theologyThe teachings of Christian churches
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishestado de gracia, gracia
Catalanestat de gràcia, gràcia
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningelegance and beauty of movement or expression.
Example"a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace"
Synonymgracility
Broadergracefulnessbeautiful carriage
Spanishaire, airosidad, garbo, gracia, graciosidad, salero
Catalanaire, airositat, gràcia, graciositat, sal
Adjectivesgraciouscharacterized by charm, good taste, and generosity / generosity of spirit
Verbsgracemake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
gracebe beautiful to look at
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA sense of propriety and consideration for others.
Example"a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace"
Synonymseemliness
Broaderpropriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
OppositeunseemlinessA lack of consideration for others
Spanishdecencia, decoro, gentileza
Catalangentilesa
Adjectivesgraciousexhibiting courtesy and politeness / politeness
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA disposition to kindness and compassion.
Example"the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
Synonymsgood will, goodwill
Broadergood natureA cheerful, obliging disposition
Adjectivesgraciouscharacterized by kindness / kindness and warm / warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningA period of time past the deadline for fulfilling an obligation during which a penalty that would be imposed for being late is waived, especially an extended period granted as a special favor.
Example"The payment had originally been due on April 1 but we had a grace period which expired in June."
Synonymgrace period
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
English > Grace: 10 senses > noun 6, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
NarrowerAglaia(Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
Euphrosyne(Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
Thalia(Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
BroaderGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
SpanishGrace
CatalanGrace
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA short prayer of thanks before a meal / meal.
Example"their youngest son said grace"
Synonymsblessing, thanksgiving
Broaderprayer, petition, orisonreverent petition to a deity
Spanishacción de gracias, bendición, gracia, gracias
Catalanacció de gràcies, benedicció
English > grace: 10 senses > noun 8, attribute
Meaning(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God.
Examples
  • "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"
  • "there but for the grace of God go I"
Synonymsgrace of God, free grace
CategoryChristian theologyThe teachings of Christian churches
BroaderbeneficenceThe quality of being kind or helpful or generous
Spanishgracia, merced
Catalangràcia
English > grace: 10 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey grace the halls with holly
Synonymsdecorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, beautify
Narrowerappliquesew on as a decoration
beaddecorate by sewing beads onto
bedizendecorate tastelessly
bejewel, jeweladorn or decorate with precious stones
braiddecorate with braids or ribbons
caparison, bard, barde, dress upput a caparison on
color, colour, emblazondecorate with colors
deck, bedight, bedeckdecorate
dress shipdecorate a ship with flags / flags
emblazon, blazondecorate with heraldic arms
embroider, broiderdecorate with needlework
enamelcoat, inlay, or surface with enamel
encrust, incrust, besetdecorate or cover lavishly (as with gems / gems)
festoondecorate with strings of flowers
fillet, filetdecorate with a lace of geometric designs
flagdecorate with flags
fledge, flightdecorate with feathers
foliatedecorate with leaves
fretdecorate with an interlaced design
fringeadorn with a fringe
garlandadorn with bands of flowers or leaves
gild, begild, engilddecorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
gild the lily, paint the lilyadorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)
hangdecorate or furnish with something suspended
illuminateadd embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
illustrateSupply with illustrations
inlaydecorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone / stone / stone, and metal
lacquercoat with lacquer
landscapeembellish with plants
paneldecorate with panels
pipetrim with piping
prankDress or decorate showily or gaudily
redecorateredo the decoration of an apartment or house
scallopdecorate an edge with scallops
smockembellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
spangle, bespangledecorate with spangles
stickCover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
stuccodecorate with stucco work
tart updecorate in a cheap and flashy way
tinseladorn with tinsel
trim, garnish, dressdecorate (food) , as with parsley or other ornamental foods
trimdecorate, as with ornaments
vermiculatedecorate with wavy or winding lines
wreathedecorate or deck with wreaths
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toornamentBe an ornament to
Spanishadornar, aliñar, decorar, embellecer, ornamentar, ornar
Catalanabillar, adornar, decorar, embellir, ornar
Nounsgraceelegance and beauty of movement or expression
English > grace: 10 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe beautiful to look at.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelHolly flowers grace the halls
Synonymsdeck, adorn, decorate, embellish, beautify
NarrowerornamentBe an ornament to
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishadornar, decorar, ornamentar, ornar
Catalanadornar, decorar
Nounsgraceelegance and beauty of movement or expression

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