What does Divine mean?

Definitions for Divine
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Divine.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah(noun)

    terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

  2. cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic(adj)

    a clergyman or other person in religious orders

  3. divine, godly(adj)

    emanating from God

    "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review

  4. providential, divine(adj)

    resulting from divine providence

    "providential care"; "a providential visitation"

  5. divine, godlike(adj)

    being or having the nature of a god

    "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will"; "the divine capacity for love"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe

  6. divine(adj)

    devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity

    "divine worship"; "divine liturgy"

  7. divine, godlike(adj)

    appropriate to or befitting a god

    "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref

  8. divine, elysian, inspired(verb)

    being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods

    "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance"

  9. divine(verb)

    perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers

  10. divine(verb)

    search by divining, as if with a rod

    "He claimed he could divine underground water"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divine(adj)

    of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  2. Divine(adj)

    proceeding from God; as, divine judgments

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  3. Divine(adj)

    appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  4. Divine(adj)

    pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  5. Divine(adj)

    godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the divinest mind. Sir J. Davies

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  6. Divine(adj)

    presageful; foreboding; prescient

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  7. Divine(adj)

    relating to divinity or theology

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  8. Divine(adj)

    one skilled in divinity; a theologian

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  9. Divine(adj)

    a minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  10. Divine(verb)

    to foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  11. Divine(verb)

    to foretell; to predict; to presage

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  12. Divine(verb)

    to render divine; to deify

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  13. Divine(verb)

    to use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  14. Divine(verb)

    to have or feel a presage or foreboding

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

  15. Divine(verb)

    to conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly

    Etymology: [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.]

Freebase

  1. Divine

    Divine, born Harris Glenn Milstead, was an American actor, singer and drag queen. Associated with independent filmmaker John Waters, he was a character actor, usually performing female roles in cinematic and theatrical appearances, and adopted a female drag persona for his music career; People magazine described him as the "Drag Queen of the Century". Born in Maryland to a conservative, middle-class family, he embraced the counterculture of the 1960s and became involved with Waters's acting troupe, the Dreamlanders, starring in early Waters films Mondo Trasho, Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble. Hits on the U.S. midnight movie circuit, the films became cult classics. In the 1970s, Divine moved to theater, appearing with The Cockettes before performing in Women Behind Bars and The Neon Woman. Continuing cinematic work, he starred in Polyester, Lust in the Dust and Hairspray. In 1981 Divine embarked on a disco career producing Hi-NRG tracks, most written by Bobby Orlando, achieving global chart success with hits like "You Think You're a Man", "I'm So Beautiful" and "Walk Like a Man". Divine died in Los Angeles, California from cardiomegaly in 1988.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Divine

    di-vīn′, adj. belonging to or proceeding from God: devoted to God's service: holy: sacred: excellent in the highest degree.—n. one skilled in divine things: a minister of the gospel: a theologian.—v.t. to foresee or foretell as if divinely inspired: to guess or make out.—v.i. to profess or practise divination: to have forebodings.—ns. Divinā′tion, the act or practice of divining: instinctive prevision: prediction: conjecture; Div′inātor, Divīn′er, one who divines or professes divination: a conjecturer:—fem. Divin′eress.—adjs. Divinatō′rial, Divin′a-tory, relating to divination, conjectural.—adv. Divine′ly.—ns. Divine′ness; Divin′ing-rod, a rod, usually of hazel, used by those professing to discover water or metals under ground.—vs.t. Div′inise, Divin′ify, to treat as divine. [Fr.,—L. divinus, from divus, deus, a god.]

Editors Contribution

  1. divine

    The intuitive knowing we are all spiritual beings having a human experience on earth.

    The divine means each and every soul on this earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Divine' in Adjectives Frequency: #872

How to pronounce Divine?

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How to say Divine in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Divine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Divine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Divine in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The word "GURU" stands for Philosophical and Spiritual Guide. Interestingly, in its spelling (GURU) is embedded the hidden message "Gee, you are you", i. e. the knowledge and guidance is with no one else but you. You are truly the part of the same Supreme Power that created you. Hence the knowledge and guidance that you are seeking from outside is really within you, in your deep inner mind where lies that divine spark of intelligence from the Supreme Power. Really and truly, you are the best guide, the best spiritual leader that you can find for yourself. Seek within, and believe in yourself - always! The path of illumination always begins at this very juncture of Self-realization, and recognition of the Supreme Power within.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Only Mothers are capable of changing your destiny, by influencing and creating your future, with their blessings, far better than it could be otherwise. As your creator, Mother has the same divine powers as the Goddess or the God or any Supreme Power in this universe. I do believe in the power of blessings from Mother. Also, Mother is another name for "unconditional love" that you could not find anywhere else. Cherish your Mother, with love, respect and honor that they deserve, at all times....not just on Mother's Day.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Powerful energy of love You excite and fall in love with yourself at first sight. You are my eternal romantic thought and even eternal memories. It’s hot and sexy, over beautiful, over juicy, I can’t name anything that can be more beautiful than you, you are the highest goddess with a divine body and beauty, the highest form of aesthetics, your body is the highest form of art and poetry. I feel uncontrollably powerful energy of love, my love and passion for you uncontrollably increases with each day, being with you is like being close to the highest goddess of beauty. I give tons of love and tenderness that are easier and more transparent than air - this is a whole world in which only you rule. I am in love with you even unconscious. You are like a representative of a higher civilization and race, of extraterrestrial origin, its most beautiful representative. There is nothing sweeter and sexier than your flesh and your kisses that lead to the higher dimension of love and sex. My sincere love for you is more than the universe itself, it is immeasurably great, it is more powerful than any form of energy and strength. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Amber leather You are a majestic statue of perfection, a symbol of femininity. You are a filigree masterpiece, the highest perfection of divine beauty. The soul is magically magically beautiful as black opal, you are like a golden, romantic dawn, a sunny flower of happiness and joy. Picturesquely shining like a fresco of precious stones. Like a stained glass window through which the colorful rays of the sun pass. A shining gold diamond, bright yellow amber skin shines like stars, illuminated with glamor sheen, skin like brown aventurine, ruby lips, passionate, hot as a garnet, thoughtful as sapphire, amazing as an emerald. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Everyday, I'm waxing stronger and getting brighter/healthier all-round. Glory be to God for his abundant grace/divine wisdom/great insight.

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