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Definitions of divine

  1. the Judeo- Christian God
  2. a clergyman or other person in religious orders
  3. perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
  4. of such surpassing excellence as to suggest divine inspiration; " her pies were simply divine"; " the divine Shakespeare"; " an elysian meal"; " an inspired performance"
  5. emanating from God; " divine judgment"; " divine guidance"; " everything is black1 or white... satanic or godlyt"- Saturday Rev.
  6. 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
  7. resulting from divine providence; " providential care"; " a providential visitation"
  8. 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
  9. devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; " divine worship"; " divine liturgy"
  10. discover intuitively
  11. terms referring to the Judeo- Christian God
  12. search by divining, as if with a rod; " He claimed he could divine underground water"
  13. Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will.
  14. Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments.
  15. Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.
  16. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods.
  17. Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the divinest mind. Sir J. Davies.
  18. Presageful; foreboding; prescient.
  19. Relating to divinity or theology.
  20. One skilled in divinity; a theologian.
  21. A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
  22. To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture.
  23. To foretell; to predict; to presage.
  24. To render divine; to deify.
  25. To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications.
  26. To have or feel a presage or foreboding.
  27. To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.
  28. Partaking of the nature of God; sacred; holy; pertaining to theology.
  29. A theologian; clergyman.
  30. To guess or foresee; know by intuition; presage.
  31. To conjecture; guess.
  32. Belonging to or proceeding from God: devoted to God's service: holy: sacred: excellent in the highest degree.
  33. One skilled in divine things: a minister of the gospel: a theologian.
  34. To foresee or foretell as if divinely inspired: to guess or make out.
  35. To profess or practice divination: to have forebodings.
  36. DIVINELY.
  37. Pertaining to God or a deity; sacred.
  38. To foresee or foretell the future; have supernatural insight into; find out.
  39. To find out or foretell by assumed supernatural aid; prognosticate; surmise; guess.
  40. Pertaining to, proceeding from, or of the nature of God or of a god; sacred; excellent; godlike.
  41. Pertaining to divinity or theology.
  42. Pertaining to God; pertaining to a heathen god; of the nature of God; proceeding from God; godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; extraordinary; apparently superhuman; devoted to the service of God or His praise; pertaining to theology.
  43. A minister of the gospel; a man skilled in divinity; a theologian.
  44. To know beforehand; to foretell; to conjecture.
  45. To use or practise divination; to utter presages; to have presages; to guess or conjecture. Divine right, the allegation that a ruler holds his right to rule direct from God, and is not responsible for his actions as such to any lower tribunal or authority.
  46. Pert. to the true God; heavenly; sacred; excellent in the highest degree; above human.
  47. A minister of the Gospel; a clergyman; a priest.
  48. To foretell or predict; to use or practise divination; to guess or conjecture.
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Quotes of divine

  1. Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. – Thomas Carlyle
  2. The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love'. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life. – Lydia M. Child
  3. Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts. – John Chrysostom
  4. If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination. – Mary Daly
  5. The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory. – George Eliot
  6. He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation. – Margaret Halsey
  7. Though we are not Almighty God Himself, nevertheless, we are now divine – Benny Hinn
  8. Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light. – William Law
  9. I really think that's what music and art is about. It's another way to connect to the divine It's a real pure way of touching that deeper reality beneath our life. – Kathy Mattea
  10. It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully. – Michel de Montaigne
  11. To have faith in Divine protection is good, but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals. – Ellis Peters
  12. Form your life humanly, and you have done enough: but you will never reach the height of art and the depth of science without something divine – Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  13. The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls. – Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  14. There are angels that receive more interiorly the Divine that goes forth from the Lord, and others that receive it less interiorly; the former are called celestial angels, and the latter spiritual angels. – Emanuel Swedenborg
  15. The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger. – Mary Wollstonecraft

Usage examples for divine

  1. But what about divine justice? – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  2. " But what of the miller's little sweetheart with the short hair and the divine smile? – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  3. Again the divine inclined his head, though the assent was accompanied by slight smile. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  4. Great news this, wrote Shaw to Frances, about the Divine Doctor. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  5. But to do it gives me the most divine joy, which I can't describe. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  6. Not many, we may be sure; for the good lady had not heard more than six from any other divine for the last twenty years. – Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
  7. As a system, the latter alone is of Divine authority. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  8. Yes, yes, she truly loves her divine art. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. As a system, however, the latter alone is of Divine authority. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  10. We live and move and have our being on the divine side of things. – The Life Radiant by Lilian Whiting
  11. This is because thought is divine – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  12. Religion, in the sense of trust in divine wisdom, can do much to originate and maintain this imperturbed frame of mind. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. However that may be, even our new divine lord is afraid. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  14. In reality the maherry had made off with him, though for what reason the sailor could not divine – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  15. This divine gift it is for us to use wisely. – The Pleasures of Life by Sir John Lubbock
  16. Love of the soul is the divine part of the business, but it cannot exist without love of the body. – The Point of View by Elinor Glyn
  17. But she is Divine and has herself come down from heaven; so she does not guess, or think, or hope- she knows. – Paradoxes of Catholicism by Robert Hugh Benson
  18. We had no difficulty to divine the cause. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  19. The divine nature of the angel was touched; for love is the nature of the sons of heaven. – The Pilgrims Of The Rhine by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  20. St. John the Divine – Great Masters in Painting: Perugino by George C. Williamson

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