What does Cosmos mean?

Definitions for Cosmos
ˈkɒz məs, -moʊsCos·mos

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosmnoun

    everything that exists anywhere

    "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"

  2. cosmos, cosmeanoun

    any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals

Wikipedia

  1. Cosmos

    The cosmos (UK: , US: ) is another name for the Universe. Using the word cosmos implies viewing the universe as a complex and orderly system or entity.The cosmos, and our understanding of the reasons for its existence and significance, are studied in cosmology – a broad discipline covering scientific, religious or philosophical aspects of the cosmos and its nature. Religious and philosophical approaches may include the cosmos among spiritual entities or other matters deemed to exist outside our physical universe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cosmosnoun

    the universe or universality of created things; -- so called from the order and harmony displayed in it

  2. Cosmosnoun

    the theory or description of the universe, as a system displaying order and harmony

  3. Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. ko`smos order, harmony, the world (from its perfect order and arrangement); akin to Skr. ad to distinguish one's self.]

Freebase

  1. Cosmos

    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

  1. Cosmos

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. cosmos

    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"


    Submitted by Nirmal Solanki on November 26, 2014  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cosmos in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cosmos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Cosmos in a Sentence

  1. Brian Fields:

    The overarching message of our study is that life on Earth does not exist in isolation, we are citizens of a larger cosmos, and the cosmos intervenes in our lives -- often imperceptibly, but sometimes ferociously.

  2. Thich Nhat Hanh:

    Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything.

  3. D. H. Lawrence:

    We and the cosmos are one. The cosmos is a vast body, of which we are still parts. The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great gleaming nerve-centre from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that Saturn has over us or Venus But it is a vital power, rippling exquisitely through us all the time... Now all this is literally true, as men knew in the great past and as they will know again.

  4. Stephen Jay Gould:

    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.

  5. Bill Nelson:

    Its workforce radiates optimism, ingenuity and a can-do spirit, the NASA team continues to achieve the seemingly impossible as we venture into the cosmos.

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