Associations to the word «Divine»


DIVINE, adjective. Of or pertaining to a god.
DIVINE, adjective. Eternal, holy, or otherwise godlike.
DIVINE, adjective. Of superhuman or surpassing excellence.
DIVINE, adjective. Beautiful, heavenly.
DIVINE, adjective. (obsolete) Foreboding; prescient.
DIVINE, adjective. Relating to divinity or theology.
DIVINE, noun. One skilled in divinity; a theologian.
DIVINE, noun. A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
DIVINE, noun. (often capitalized, with 'the') God or a god, particularly in its aspect as a transcendental concept.
DIVINE, verb. (transitive) To foretell (something), especially by the use of divination.
DIVINE, verb. (transitive) To guess (something).
DIVINE, verb. (transitive) To search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod.
DIVINE, verb. To render divine; to deify.
DIVINE COMMAND THEORY, proper noun. A metaethical theory proposing that an action's status as morally good is equivalent to whether it is commanded by God.
DIVINE INTERVENTION, noun. Direct and obvious intervention by a god in the affairs of humans.
DIVINE INTERVENTIONS, noun. Plural of divine intervention
DIVINE LAW, noun. (theology) Any law (or rule) that in the opinion of believers, comes directly from the will of God (or a god).
DIVINE LITURGY, noun. The Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Catholic eucharistic service.
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY, noun. (Roman Catholicism) The Sunday after Easter.
DIVINE POLITY, noun. Any ecclesiastical polity as revealed by scripture
DIVINE PROPORTION, noun. (geometry) A less common name for the golden section.
DIVINE PROVIDENCE, noun. (theology) the sovereignty, superintendence, or agency of God over events in people's lives and throughout history.
DIVINE RIGHT, noun. (Christianity) (political science) (philosophy) The Christian doctrine that monarchs have a God-given right to rule, that they are answerable only to God, and that rebellion is sinful.
DIVINE RIGHT OF KINGS, noun. (government) Alternative form of divine right especially regarding kings as monarchs.
DIVINE SERVICE, noun. (countable) (Christianity) A service of public Christian worship.

Dictionary definition

DIVINE, noun. Terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God.
DIVINE, noun. A clergyman or other person in religious orders.
DIVINE, verb. Perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers.
DIVINE, verb. Search by divining, as if with a rod; "He claimed he could divine underground water".
DIVINE, adjective. Emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review.
DIVINE, adjective. Resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation".
DIVINE, adjective. Being or having the nature of a god; "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"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe.
DIVINE, adjective. Devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship"; "divine liturgy".
DIVINE, adjective. Appropriate to or befitting a god; "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref.
DIVINE, adjective. Being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods; "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche