Deo volente

Latin phrase (1)
Deo vo·​len·​te | \ ˌdā-(ˌ)ō-vō-ˈlen-tē How to pronounce Deo volente (audio) , ˌdē-\

Definition of Deo volente

 (Entry 1 of 4)

: God being willing

Deo favente

Latin phrase (2)
Deo fa·​ven·​te | \ ˌdā-ō-fä-ˈven-tā How to pronounce Deo favente (audio) \

Definition of Deo favente (Entry 2 of 4)

: with God's favor motto originally proposed for the Great Seal of the United States

Deo gratias

Latin phrase (3)
Deo gra·​ti·​as | \ ˌdā-ō-ˈgrä-tē-ˌäs How to pronounce Deo gratias (audio) \

Definition of Deo gratias (Entry 3 of 4)

: thanks (be) to God

laus Deo

Latin phrase (4)
\ lau̇s-ˈdā-ō How to pronounce laus Deo (audio) \

Definition of laus Deo (Entry 4 of 4)

: praise (be) to God

First Known Use of Deo volente

Latin phrase (1)

1763, in the meaning defined above

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showing courage and determination

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