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Definitions of heaven

  1. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  2. the abode of God and the angels and the souls of those who have gained salvation
  3. the abode of God and the angels
  4. The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.
  5. Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.
  6. To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.
  7. The expanse of space surrounding the earth; esp., that which seems to be over the earth like a great arch or dome; the firmament; the sky; the place where the sun, moon, and stars appear; - often used in the plural in this sense.
  8. The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; - used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.
  9. The abode of God and the blessed; the firmament, or sky; a state or condition of bliss; a sublime and exalted condition; any place of supreme happiness or great comfort.
  10. The arch of sky overhanging the earth: the air: the dwelling- place of the Deity and the blessed supreme happiness.
  11. The sky; air; abode of blessed spirits; bliss.
  12. The abode of the righteous dead; supreme happiness; the sky.
  13. God; Providence.
  14. The vault of the sky; the sky; the place of the immediate divine presence; the residence of the celestial gods; God; the powers above; supreme felicity, or the state of it.
  15. The habitation of God and the abode of the blessed; great happiness; the region or expanse above us; the sky; the supreme power; God.
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Usage examples for heaven

  1. She had followed him to heaven even though she was not dead. – Romance of the Rabbit by Francis Jammes
  2. Some of it I did: you meant that he started for heaven – Tip Lewis and His Lamp by Pansy
  3. " No, I haven't got you this time, thank Heaven and I don't want you; but I'd rather marry you than live with you, as I said. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  4. Had Heaven so pleas'd, and I had died for thee! – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. We, Heaven help us! – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  6. I raised my eyes to heaven – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  7. He was always thinking of Findelkind in heaven – Bimbi by Louise de la Ramee
  8. " Heaven knows, my dear. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  9. Great Heaven how am I to save her? – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  10. There, by Heaven I've forgotten Wickwire! – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  11. I hope I'll be as safe in heaven as I am with you! – The Old Gray Homestead by Frances Parkinson Keyes
  12. Heaven only knows what might have happened to me, Harry, if you hadn't followed me. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  13. That was one reason why I left heaven – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell
  14. And they went away into heaven – Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury
  15. I wish to Heaven it were, Cameron, old man! – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  16. Heaven knows, I didn't want to say as much. – Viviette by William J. Locke
  17. In one minute I shall be in heaven – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  18. David was in heaven – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  19. No, no; for the love of heaven – The Missing Link by Edward Dyson
  20. Heaven bless thee, little Primrose. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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