universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm(noun)
everything that exists anywhere
"they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"
any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals
the universe or universality of created things; -- so called from the order and harmony displayed in it
the theory or description of the universe, as a system displaying order and harmony
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. ko`smos order, harmony, the world (from its perfect order and arrangement); akin to Skr. ad to distinguish one's self.]
In the general sense, a cosmos is an orderly or harmonious system. The word derives from the Greek term κόσμος, literally meaning "order" or "ornament" and metaphorically "world", and is antithetical to the concept of chaos. Today, the word is generally used as a synonym of the Latin loanword "Universe". The word cosmetics originates from the same root. In many Slavic languages such as Russian, Bulgarian, and Serbian, the word Космос also means "outer space". In Mandarin Chinese, cosmos and universe are both translated as 宇宙, which literally translated means space-time.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
koz′mos, n. the world as an orderly or systematic whole—opp. to Chaos: order.—adjs. Cos′mic, relating to the cosmos: orderly; Cos′mical, cosmic: (astron.) happening at sunrise: rising with the sun.—adv. Cos′mically.—ns. Cos′mism, the notion of the cosmos as a self-existing whole; Cos′mist, a secularist; Cos′mocrat, ruler of the world.—adj. Cosmocrat′ic.—ns. Cos′molabe, a kind of astrolabe—also Pantocosm; Cosmol′atry, worship paid to the world; Cosmom′etry, the art of measuring the world; Cos′mosphere, an apparatus for showing the position of the earth at any given time with reference to the fixed stars; Cosmothē′ism, the belief that identifies God with the cosmos: pantheism.—adjs. Cosmothet′ic, -al, assuming an external world. [Gr.]
the universe seen as a well-ordered whole,
"he sat staring deep into the void, reminding himself of man's place in the cosmos" a system of thought. plural noun: cosmoses "the new gender-free intellectual cosmos"
The numerical value of cosmos in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of cosmos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive - and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
Science is the tongue in the mouth of the Universe; it is destined to know every little corner of the cosmos.
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything.
The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
Hubble has completely transformed our view of the universe, revealing the true beauty and richness of the cosmos, this vista of starry fireworks and glowing gas is a fitting image for our celebration of 25 years of amazing Hubble science.
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Translations for cosmos
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- فضاء, كون, الكونArabic
- космас, сусветBelarusian
- вселена, космосBulgarian
- cosmosCatalan, Valencian
- vesmír, kosmosCzech
- maailmankaikkeus, kosmosFinnish
- kozmosz, világegyetemHungarian
- 宇宙, コスモスJapanese
- ғарыш, ғаламKazakh
- 우주, 宇宙, 코스모스Korean
- бүт дүйнө, ааламKyrgyz
- космос, вселенаMacedonian
- heelal, kosmosDutch
- kosmos, wszechświatPolish
- cosmos, cosmoPortuguese
- вселенная, космосRussian
- svemir, kosmos, свемир, космосSerbo-Croatian
- vesmír, kosmosSlovak
- kozmos, vesoljeSlovene
- gjithësi, kozmosAlbanian
- коинот, кайҳонTajik
- evren, kozmosTurkish
- всесвіт, космосUkrainian
- fazo, koinot, kosmosUzbek
- vũ trụ, 宇宙Vietnamese
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