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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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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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. Ahmed Korayem:

    In our dire need to comprehend the divine, we created it, named it, clothed it, inundated it with details so trivial and punished others who disagree with it.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Disparity between a dream and a vision. A dream induces an expectation. But, a vision endows a provision. Moreover, a dream could be ordinary and extraordinary too. Meanwhile, an ordinary dream is synonymous with an ambition which often doesn't emerge a reality. But, on the other hand, extraordinary dream is divine or rather it comes from God. That's why most times it turns out to become a reality. Besides that, a vision could also be ordinary and extraordinary too. However, an ordinary vision is a mental picture of what the future could be or would look like. And like an ordinary dream, most times it ends up unrealized. Whereas, an extraordinary vision is of God. I mean, it originates or emanates from God and it is ever meant for an appointed time. As a matter of fact, it must come to pass even against all odds. SCRIPTURE REFERENCE (HABAKUK 2 : 3).

  3. Lydia Child:

    The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in that one word Love. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

  4. Teresa of Ávila:

    Do not dismayed daughters, at the number of things which you have to consider before setting out on this divine journey, which is the royal road to heaven. By taking this road we gain such precious treasures that it is no wonder if the cost seems to us a high one. The time will come when we shall realize that all we have paid has been nothing at all by comparison with the greatness of our prizes.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Love is a Divine light, shines in the heart, and motivates, for the soul.

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