Definitions for GODgɒd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Godgɒd(n.)

  1. the creator and ruler of the universe; Supreme Being.

    Category: Religion

  2. (l.c.) one of several immortal powers, esp. one with male attributes, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs; deity. the image of such a deity; idol.

    Category: Religion

  3. (l.c.) any deified person or object.

    Category: Religion

  4. Christian Science. the Supreme Being considered with reference to the sum of His attributes.

    Category: Religion

  5. (interj.)(used to express disappointment, disbelief, frustration, or the like.)

Origin of God:

bef. 900; ME, OE; c. OFris, OS god, OHG got, ON goth, guth, Go guth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. God, Supreme Being(noun)

    the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions

  2. deity, divinity, god, immortal(noun)

    any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

  3. god(noun)

    a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people

    "he was a god among men"

  4. idol, graven image, god(noun)

    a material effigy that is worshipped

    "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. godˈɑɑd

    in some religions, a spiritual being associated with a particular part of life

    the Roman god of war

Wiktionary

  1. god(Noun)

    A deity:

  2. god(Noun)

    An idol

  3. god(Noun)

    A person in a high position of authority; a powerful ruler or tyrant.

  4. god(Noun)

    An exceedingly handsome man.

    Lounging on the beach were several Greek gods.

  5. god(Noun)

    The person who owns and runs a multi-user dungeon.

  6. god(Verb)

    to idolize

  7. god(Verb)

    to deify

  8. God(ProperNoun)

    The single deity of various monotheistic religions.

  9. God(ProperNoun)

    The single male deity of various duotheistic religions.

  10. God(ProperNoun)

    An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force.

  11. God(ProperNoun)

    An omnipotent being, creator of the universe (as in deism).

  12. God(ProperNoun)

    The (personification of the) laws of nature.

  13. God(ProperNoun)

    The Horned God

  14. Origin: gōdaz, from gʰadʰ-. Cognate with Old Frisian god, Old Saxon god, Dutch goed, Old High German guot (German gut), Old Norse góðr (Swedish god), Gothic 0332034903380343.

Webster Dictionary

  1. God

    good

  2. God(noun)

    a being conceived of as possessing supernatural power, and to be propitiated by sacrifice, worship, etc.; a divinity; a deity; an object of worship; an idol

  3. God(noun)

    the Supreme Being; the eternal and infinite Spirit, the Creator, and the Sovereign of the universe; Jehovah

  4. God(noun)

    a person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard

  5. God(noun)

    figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power

  6. God(verb)

    to treat as a god; to idolize

Freebase

  1. God

    God is often conceived as the supreme being and principal object of faith. In theism, God is the creator and sustainer of the universe. In deism, God is the creator of the universe. In pantheism, God is the universe itself. Theologians have ascribed a variety of attributes to the many different conceptions of God. Common among these are omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence, omnibenevolence, divine simplicity, and eternal and necessary existence. Monotheism is the belief in the existence of one God or in the oneness of God. God has also been conceived as being incorporeal, a personal being, the source of all moral obligation, and the "greatest conceivable existent". Many notable medieval philosophers and modern philosophers have developed arguments for and against the existence of God. There are many names for God, and different names are attached to different cultural ideas about who God is and what attributes he possesses. In the Hebrew Bible "I Am that I Am", and the "Tetragrammaton" YHVH are used as names of God, while Yahweh, and Jehovah are sometimes used in Christianity as vocalizations of YHVH. In Arabic, the name Allah is used, and because of the predominance of Islam among Arab speakers, the name "Allah" has connotations with Islamic faith and culture. Muslims regard a multitude of titular names for God, while in Judaism it is common to refer to God by the titular names Elohim or Adonai. In Hinduism, Brahman is often considered a monistic deity. Other religions have names for God, for instance, Baha in the Bahá'í Faith, Waheguru in Sikhism, and Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrianism.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. god

    1. The John Doe of philosophy and religion. 2. The first atheist. 3. A puzzle-editor.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GOD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #519

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GOD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #320

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GOD' in Nouns Frequency: #927


Translations for GOD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

God(noun)

(with capital) the creator and ruler of the world (in the Christian, Jewish etc religions).

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