divine

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1di·vine

adjective \də-ˈvīn\

: relating to or coming from God or a god

: very good

di·vin·erdi·vin·est

Full Definition of DIVINE

1
a :  of, relating to, or proceeding directly from God or a god <divine love>
b :  being a deity <the divine Savior>
c :  directed to a deity <divine worship>
2
a :  supremely good :  superb <the pie was divine>
b :  heavenly, godlike
di·vine·ly adverb

Examples of DIVINE

  1. They prayed for divine intervention.
  2. <how about a piece of the most divine apple pie I've ever tasted!>

Origin of DIVINE

Middle English divin, from Anglo-French, from Latin divinus, from divus god — more at deity
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to DIVINE

Synonyms
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, excellent, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonyms
atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

Rhymes with DIVINE

A-line, affine, airline, align, alkyne, alpine, assign, at sign, balkline, baseline, beeline, benign, bloodline, blue line, blush wine, bovine, bowline, branchline, breadline, bright-line, buntline, bustline, byline, call sign, canine, caprine, carbine, carmine, cervine, chow line, clothesline, cloud nine, coastline, combine, compline, condign, confine, consign, corvine, cosign, cutline, dateline, deadline, decline, define, design, dragline, driveline, earthshine, Einstein, eiswein, end line, enshrine, entwine, equine, ethyne, fall line, fault line, feline, ferine, first-line, flatline, flight line, foul line, fräulein, frontline, front line, goal line, gold mine, grapevine, guideline, hairline, hard-line, hard pine, headline, hemline, high sign, hipline, Holbein, hotline, ice wine, incline, indign, in fine, in-line, Irvine, jawline, jug wine, landline, land mine, lang syne, lifeline, load line, longline, lupine, mainline, main line, malign, midline, moline, moonshine, neckline, off-line, old-line, online, opine, outline, outshine, ovine, Pauline, peace sign, Petrine, pipeline, piscine, pitch pine, plotline, plumb line, plus sign, pontine, porcine, potline, pound sign, propine, punch line, rapine, recline, redline, red pine, refine, reline, repine, resign, Rhine wine, ridgeline, roofline, Sabine, saline, Scotch pine, scrub pine, setline, shoreline, short line, sideline, sight line, skyline, snow line, soft-line, spring line, straight-line, strandline, straw wine, streamline, strip mine, strychnine, subline, sunshine, supine, syncline, taurine, tie-line, times sign, topline, touchline, towline, tramline, trapline, tree line, trephine, trotline, truckline, trunk line, tumpline, turbine, untwine, ursine, vespine, V sign, vulpine, waistline, white line, white pine, white wine, woodbine, yard line, zebrine, Z line

2divine

noun

Definition of DIVINE

1
:  clergyman
2

Examples of DIVINE

  1. <the great influence exerted by the Puritan divines in the Massachusetts Bay Colony>

Origin of DIVINE

Middle English, from Medieval Latin divinus, from Latin, soothsayer, from divinus, adjective
First Known Use: 14th century

3divine

verb

: to discover or understand (something) without having direct evidence

di·vineddi·vin·ing

Full Definition of DIVINE

transitive verb
1
:  to discover by intuition or insight :  infer <divine the truth>
2
:  to discover or locate (as water or minerals underground) usually by means of a divining rod
intransitive verb
1
:  to practice divination :  prophesy
2
:  to perceive intuitively

Examples of DIVINE

  1. divine the answer to a question
  2. <it was easy to divine his intention of asking his girlfriend to marry him>

Origin of DIVINE

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French deviner, from Latin divinare, from divinus, noun
First Known Use: 14th century

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