What does diviner mean?

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dɪˈvaɪ nərdi·vin·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divinernoun

    someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers


  1. divinernoun

    One who foretells the future.

  2. divinernoun

    One who searches for underground objects or water using a divining rod.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Divinernoun

    Etymology: from To divine.

    This drudge of the devil, this diviner, laid claim to me, called me Dronio, and swore I was assured to her; told me what privy marks I had about me. William Shakespeare, Comedy of Errours.

    Expelled his oracles, and common temples of delusion, the devil runs into corners, exercising meaner trumperies, and acting his deceits in witches, magicians, diviners, and such inferior seducers. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. vii. c. 12.

    If he himself be conscious of nothing he then thought on, he must be a notable diviner of thoughts that can assure him that he was thinking. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divinernoun

    one who professes divination; one who pretends to predict events, or to reveal occult things, by supernatural means

  2. Divinernoun

    a conjecture; a guesser; one who makes out occult things

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diviner in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diviner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • Hellseher, Wahrsagerin, Hellseherin, Rutengänger, Wünschelrutengängerin, Rutengängerin, Wünschelrutengänger, WahrsagerGerman
  • devinFrench
  • מְנַחֵשׁHebrew

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. motile
    • B. ostensive
    • C. bristly
    • D. repugnant

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