Associations to the word «Heaven»
HEAVEN, noun. The sky, specifically:
HEAVEN, noun. (dated) (now usually plural) The distant sky in which the sun, moon, and stars appear or move; the firmament; the celestial spheres.
HEAVEN, noun. (obsolete) The near sky in which weather, flying animals, etc. appear; (obsolete) the atmosphere; the climate.
HEAVEN, noun. (obsolete) A model displaying the movement of the celestial bodies, an orrery.
HEAVEN, noun. (religion) The abode of God or the gods, traditionally conceived as beyond the sky; especially:
HEAVEN, noun. (Christianity) (usually capitalized) The abode of God and of the angels and saints in His presence.
HEAVEN, noun. (religion) (by extension) (often capitalized) The abode of the Abrahamic God; similar abodes of the gods in other religions and traditions, such as Mount Olympus.
HEAVEN, noun. (by extension) (usually capitalized) Providence, the will of God or the council of the gods; fate.
HEAVEN, noun. (religion) The afterlife of the blessed dead, traditionally conceived as opposed to an afterlife of the wicked and unjust (compare hell); specifically:
HEAVEN, noun. (Christianity) (Islam) The afterlife of the souls who are not sent to a place of punishment or purification such as hell, purgatory, or limbo; the state or condition of being in the presence of God after death.
HEAVEN, noun. (religion) (by extension) (often capitalized) The afterlife of the blessed dead in other religions and traditions, such as the Pure Land or Elysium.
HEAVEN, noun. (by extension) Any paradise; any blissful place or experience.
HEAVEN, noun. (by extension) A state of bliss; a peaceful ecstasy.
HEAVEN, noun. (informal) (with a modifier) Similarly blissful afterlives, places, or states for particular people, animals, or objects.
HEAVEN, verb. (obsolete) To transport to the abode of God, the gods, or the blessed.
HEAVEN, verb. (obsolete) To beatify, enchant, or please greatly.
HEAVEN, verb. (obsolete) To beautify, to make into a paradise.
HEAVEN, proper noun. (religion) The abode of God or the gods, when considered as a specific location; the abode of the blessed departed who reside in the presence of God or the gods
HEAVEN, proper noun. (religion) Providence, the will of God or the gods, when considered as a personal entity or specific aspect of the divine; Fate
HEAVEN, proper noun. (uncommon) Other extended senses of heaven as a specific place similar to the abode of God, the gods, or the blessed departed
HEAVEN, proper noun. (obsolete) The sky, particularly its distant aspect as the abode of the sun, moon, and stars
HEAVEN, proper noun. (uncommon) A patronymic surname derived from Evan
HEAVEN, proper noun. (rare) A female given name of modern usage from the noun heaven.
HEAVEN FORBID, interjection. (idiomatic) To say that one hopes that something does not happen.
HEAVEN FORFEND, interjection. To say that one hopes that something does not happen.
HEAVEN ON A STICK, noun. (slang) Something that is extremely pleasing or attractive.
HEAVEN TREE, noun. A mythical tree or vine which figures in some primitive beliefs as affording the means of ascent from underground regions to the surface, or from the surface to the sky. Forms of this myth are found in Malacca, Borneo, Celebes, New Zealand, and Polynesia.
HEAVEN TREE, noun. Alternative form of tree of heaven
HEAVEN, noun. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
HEAVEN, noun. The abode of God and the angels.
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