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Adjective: divine (diviner,divinest)  di'vIn
  1. Emanating from God
    "divine judgment"; "divine guidance";
    - godly
     
  2. Resulting from divine providence
    "divine care";
    - providential
     
  3. Being or having the nature of a god
    "the divine will"; "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers";
    - godlike
     
  4. Devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity
    "divine worship"; "divine liturgy"
     
  5. Appropriate to or befitting a god
    "the divine strength of Achilles";
    - godlike
     
  6. Excellent, beautiful or creative
    "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare";
    - elysian, inspired
Noun: divine  di'vIn
  1. A clergyman or other person in religious orders
    - cleric, churchman, ecclesiastic, churchwoman
Verb: divine  di'vIn
  1. Perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
     
  2. Search by divining, as if with a rod
    "He claimed he could divine underground water"
Noun: Divine
  1. Term referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    - Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah

Derived forms: divining, divinest, divined, divines, diviner

See also: glorious, heavenly, sacred, superhuman

Type of: clergyman, comprehend, God, look for, man of the cloth, perceive, reverend, search, seek, Supreme Being

Encyclopedia: Divine