What does Paradise mean?

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ˈpær əˌdaɪs, -ˌdaɪzPar·adise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la(noun)

    any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

  2. Paradise(noun)

    (Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death

Wiktionary

  1. paradise(Noun)

    Heaven.

    Etymology: From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Greek παράδεισος ‘royal park, orchard’, from Avestan 0B1E0B000B0C0B2D0B0C0B380B1B0B000B090B300B00, from and .

  2. paradise(Noun)

    A very pleasant place.

    Etymology: From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Greek παράδεισος ‘royal park, orchard’, from Avestan 0B1E0B000B0C0B2D0B0C0B380B1B0B000B090B300B00, from and .

  3. paradise(Noun)

    A very positive experience.

    Etymology: From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Greek παράδεισος ‘royal park, orchard’, from Avestan 0B1E0B000B0C0B2D0B0C0B380B1B0B000B090B300B00, from and .

  4. Paradise(ProperNoun)

    Heaven.

    Etymology: From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Greek παράδεισος ‘royal park, orchard’, from Avestan 0B1E0B000B0C0B2D0B0C0B380B1B0B000B090B300B00, from and .

  5. Paradise(ProperNoun)

    The Garden of Eden.

    Etymology: From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Greek παράδεισος ‘royal park, orchard’, from Avestan 0B1E0B000B0C0B2D0B0C0B380B1B0B000B090B300B00, from and .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paradise(noun)

    the garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation

    Etymology: [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

  2. Paradise(noun)

    the abode of sanctified souls after death

    Etymology: [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

  3. Paradise(noun)

    a place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness

    Etymology: [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

  4. Paradise(noun)

    an open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc

    Etymology: [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

  5. Paradise(noun)

    a churchyard or cemetery

    Etymology: [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

  6. Paradise(verb)

    to affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch

    Etymology: [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

Freebase

  1. Paradise

    Paradise is a religious or metaphysical term for a place in which existence is positive, harmonious and eternal. It is conceptually a counter-image of the supposed miseries of human civilization, and in paradise there is only peace, prosperity, and happiness. Paradise is a place of contentment, but it is not necessarily a land of luxury and idleness. Paradise is often described as a "higher place", the holiest place, in contrast to this world, or underworlds such as Hell. Paradisaical notions are cross-cultural, often laden with pastoral imagery, and may be cosmogonical or eschatological or both. In eschatological contexts, paradise is imagined as an abode of the virtuous dead. In Christian and Islamic understanding, Heaven is a paradisaical relief, evident for example in the Gospel of Luke when Jesus tells a penitent criminal crucified alongside him that they will be together in paradise. In old Egyptian beliefs, the otherworld is Aaru, the reed-fields of ideal hunting and fishing grounds where the dead lived after judgment. For the Celts, it was the Fortunate Isle of Mag Mell. For the classical Greeks, the Elysian fields was a paradisaical land of plenty where the heroic and righteous dead hoped to spend eternity. The Vedic Indians held that the physical body was destroyed by fire but recreated and reunited in the Third Heaven in a state of bliss. In the Zoroastrian Avesta, the "Best Existence" and the "House of Song" are places of the righteous dead. On the other hand, in cosmological contexts 'paradise' describes the world before it was tainted by evil. So for example, the Abrahamic faiths associate paradise with the Garden of Eden, that is, the perfect state of the world prior to the fall from grace, and the perfect state that will be restored in the World to Come.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paradise

    par′a-dīs, n. a park or pleasure-ground, esp. in ancient Persia: the garden of Eden: heaven: any place of great beauty or state of blissful delights: the happy abode of the righteous in heaven: (slang) the upper gallery in a theatre: (archit.) a small private apartment, a court in front of a church.—adjs. Paradisā′ic, -al, Paradis′iac, -al, pertaining to, or resembling, paradise.—n. Par′adise-fish, a Chinese species of Macropid often kept in aquaria for its beauty of form and colouring.—adjs. Paradis′ial, Paradis′ian, pertaining to, suitable to, or resembling paradise; Paradis′ic, -al, pertaining to paradise.—Bird Of Paradise, an Eastern bird closely allied to the crow, with splendid plumage. [Fr. paradis—L. paradisus—Gr. paradeisos, a park, prob. Persian.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. paradise

    1. A place where one is permitted to continue one's vices, excesses and inanities for an eternity. 2. A postmortem rake-off. 3. Any place from which one can see a friend in Hell. 4. One good telephone system. (Christians, Mohammedans and Billysundays have promised themselves a cheerful time after death; this they call _Paradise_. The Jews are the only people who have no Paradise beyond the tomb; this is easily explained when it is remembered that they own New York.)

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Paradise in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Paradise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Paradise in a Sentence

  1. PHILIP GRAHAM RYKEN:

    A House Divided Understand what is at stake in the decision we make for or against Jesus Christ. To serve God’s true and eternal King is to enter the way to everlasting life. Through faith in Christ, we will enter paradise. But to reject the kingship of Christ is to fall under the judgment of God. If we go our own way in life—if we insist on having the upper hand over other people, refusing to give up our foolish and selfish pleasures, always breaking God’s commandments and never submitting to his will for our lives—then we will never enter the kingdom of God. Unless we repent, we will be lost forever.

  2. Elizabeth Grymeston:

    A fair woman is a paradise to the eye, a purgatory to the purse, and a hell to the soul.

  3. arianna:

    A natural paradise with parks and reserves highland and the spectacular lake Malawi.

  4. Grand Imam:

    With all these accomplishments [of the 21st century], how come peace has become a lost paradise? The answer, I assume, is that modern civilization has ignored religion.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The space buzz There is no more powerful temptation and temptation in the universe than you. You are so beautiful that you want to use foul language from the infinitely powerful, awesome explosion of admiration, from the billions of infinitely colorful colors of bright emotions of love and positive feelings. It is hard to believe in this, it seems that nature made photoshop, but it’s true, you’re trully, you are incredibly beautiful by nature. The color of your skin and eyes is the color of hot, torrid sex. Not enough and all the compliments and poems to describe your beauty. You are much beautiful than love, better than sex, better than any pleasure in this universe, for me you are the most beautiful goddess of beauty of this universe, you are beyond competition, you are more important than any offenses of guilt and other trifles, and sex with you is divine higher buzz. Your every touch or kiss is priceless and unforgettable, every kiss you make is the highest orgasmic cosmic out, from your touch your heart knocks more and shakes on my skin, with you I am in paradise. An incredibly beautiful, sexy doll is an example of perfect harmonious natural, universal beauty, cosmically beautiful, you are a cosmic buzz, a doll's beauty and pretty. Your beauty falls in love and excites even to the pleasant pain and sweet enravishment, the highest level of pleasure. Through the sweet and appetizing seducing, teasing with its perfect beauty. You instantly and inevitably fall in love with you. I'm in love with you in any condition. You are beautiful to me even in old age. You are my most desired and desired dream. You are an ultra powerful hypnosis hot love sex. You're so delicious, you tease my insatiable sex appetite. Epic iconic pathetic epojently beautiful. Unbearably incredibly sexy exciting. I fall in love with you more and more I want you more and more and more and more. Among the billion girls and women you are the most beautiful. You dominate the podium of beauty in my attention and thoughts because you are the most beautiful and sexy in the universe. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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