grace (a person, group, etc.) with one's presence

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of grace (a person, group, etc.) with one's presence

: to come to a place to be with (a person, group, etc.) usually used humorously
  • He finally decided to grace us with his presence 10 minutes after dinner started.
  • Will you be gracing the meeting with your presence?

Word by Word Definitions

grace play
  1. : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

  2. : a virtue coming from God

  3. : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine assistance

  1. : to confer dignity or honor on

  2. : adorn, embellish

person play
  1. : human, individual

  2. : a character or part in or as if in a play : guise

  3. : one of the three modes of being in the Trinitarian Godhead as understood by Christians

group play
  1. : two or more figures forming a complete unit in a composition

  2. : a number of individuals assembled together or having some unifying relationship

  3. : an assemblage of objects regarded as a unit

  1. : to combine in a group

  2. : to assign to a group : classify

  3. : to form a group

presence play
  1. : the fact or condition of being present (see 3present)

  2. : the part of space within one's immediate vicinity

  3. : the neighborhood of one of superior especially royal rank


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