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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
divine (adjective)
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
divine (noun)
1.
- clergyman
2.
- theologian
divine (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to discover by intuition or insight - infer divine the truth
2.
intransitive verb
to discover or locate (as water or minerals underground) usually by means of a rod - divining
1.
to practice - divination prophesy
2.
to perceive intuitively foresee
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
divine (adjective)
1.
of the very best kind
SYNONIMS:
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny ( bonnie), boss, brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool, corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope, down, dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous, fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters ( gangbuster), gilt-edged ( gilt-edge), gone, grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype, immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous ( marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one ( No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight, par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat, prime, primo, prize, prizewinning, quality, radical, righteous, sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping, top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard, wonderful
RELATED WORDS:
acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK ( okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
divine (adjective)
2.
of, relating to, or being God
SYNONIMS:
blessed ( blest), divine, godlike, godly, heavenly, sacred, supernatural
RELATED WORDS:
eternal, everlasting, immortal; all-powerful, almighty, omnipotent, omniscient, supreme
NEAR ANTONYMS:
human, mortal, natural
divine (noun)
a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church
SYNONIMS:
cleric, clerical, clerk, deacon, divine, dominie, ecclesiastic, minister, preacher, priest, reverend
RELATED WORDS:
churchman, clergyman, father, Holy Joe [], padre; clergywoman, deaconess, priestess; abbot, archbishop, archpriest, bishop, dean, diocesan, monsignor, pope, prelate, presbyter; abbé, curate, curé, parson, pastor, rector, shepherd, vicar; chaplain, confessor, sky pilot; evangelist, missionary, missioner, missionizer, revivalist; friar, mendicant, monastic, monk, oblate, religious; high priest, high priestess
NEAR ANTONYMS:
lay reader, lector
layman, layperson, secular
divine (verb)
to realize or know about beforehand
SYNONIMS:
anticipate, divine, forefeel, foreknow, prevision
RELATED WORDS:
augur, forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; envisage, envision, foreshadow, prefigure, visualize; alert, caution, foretoken, forewarn; preview; descry, discern, perceive; apprehend, dread, fear
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