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Definitions for diviner
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.


  1. Diviner

    Diviner, also referred to as the Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment (DLRE), is an infrared radiometer aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, part of the Lunar Precursor Robotic Program which is studying the Moon. It has been used to create temperature maps of the Moon's surface, as well as detect ice deposits and surface composition. The instrument has measured temperatures of −247 °C (−412.6 °F) in a crater at the northern pole and −238 °C (−396.4 °F) in craters at the southern pole. On 9 October 2009, the Diviner team announced the detection of a hot spot on the Moon at the location of the LCROSS spacecraft impact site.


  1. diviner

    A diviner is a person who claims to have the ability to predict future events, discover hidden knowledge, or interpret divine will, often through supernatural or spiritual practices and rituals. Divination rituals can involve the use of various tools like tarot cards, crystals, runes, or spirit boards, among other cultural and traditional practices. Diviners play an important role in certain religions or spiritual beliefs.

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
  • divenistoEsperanto
  • devinFrench
  • diagaireIrish
  • מְנַחֵשׁHebrew

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