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English adjective: divine

1. divine emanating from God

SamplesDivine judgment.
Divine guidance.
Everything is black or white...satanic or godly.




2. divine resulting from divine providence

SamplesProvidential care.
A providential visitation.




3. divine being or having the nature of a god

SamplesThe custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers.
The divine will.
The divine capacity for love.
'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create.




4. divine devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity

SamplesDivine worship.
Divine liturgy.


Antonymsprofane, secular

5. divine appropriate to or befitting a god

SamplesThe divine strength of Achilles.
A man of godlike sagacity.
Man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers.




6. divine being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods

SamplesHer pies were simply divine.
The divine Shakespeare.
An elysian meal.
An inspired performance.

Synonymselysian, inspired



English noun: Divine

1. Divine (person) terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

SynonymsAlmighty, Creator, God Almighty, Godhead, Jehovah, Lord, Maker

Narrower (hyponym)Blessed Trinity, Holy Trinity, hypostasis, hypostasis of Christ, Sacred Trinity, Trinity

Instance hypernymGod, Supreme Being

2. divine (person) a clergyman or other person in religious orders

Synonymschurchman, cleric, ecclesiastic

Broader (hypernym)clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend

Narrower (hyponym)ordainer, pardoner, pluralist

Instance hyponyma Kempis, Bruno, Saint Bruno, St. Bruno, Thomas a Kempis

English verb: divine

1. divine (perception) perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)comprehend, perceive

Narrower (hyponym)chiromance

2. divine (contact) search by divining, as if with a rod

SamplesHe claimed he could divine underground water.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)look for, search, seek

Narrower (hyponym)dowse

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