Definition of Divine

a.1.Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will.
2.Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments.
3.Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.
4.Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods.
5.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.
A divine sentence is in the lips of the king.
- Prov. xvi. 10.
But not to one in this benighted age
Is that diviner inspiration given.
- Gray.
6.Presageful; foreboding; prescient.
Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill,
Misgave him.
- Milton.
7.Relating to divinity or theology.
Church history and other divine learning.
- South.
n.1.One skilled in divinity; a theologian.
2.A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
The first divines of New England were surpassed by none in extensive erudition.
- J. Woodbridge.
v. t.1.To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture.
[imp. & p. p. Divined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Divining.]
A sagacity which divined the evil designs.
- Bancroft.
2.To foretell; to predict; to presage.
Darest thou . . . divine his downfall?
- Shak.
3.To render divine; to deify.
Living on earth like angel new divined.
- Spenser.
v. i.1.To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications.
The prophets thereof divine for money.
- Micah iii. 11.
2.To have or feel a presage or foreboding.
Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts.
- Shak.
3.To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.

Related Words

Christlike, Christly, DD, Doctor of Divinity, Elysian, Holy Joe, Mariological, abbe, ace, admirable, angelic, answer, anticipate, apprehend, assume, augur, awesome, awful, be afraid, beaming, beatific, beautiful, believe, betoken, blissful, blooming, bottom, bright, brilliant, canonic, canonist, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, chaplain, chthonian, churchman, clear up, clergyman, cleric, clerical, clerk, conceive, conclude, conjecture, consecrated, consider, cool, crack, curate, cure, dandy, daresay, dazzling, debug, decipher, decode, deduce, deem, deific, determine, devastating, discover, disentangle, divinity student, do, doctrinal, doctrinary, dope, dope out, dowse for water, dream, dreamy, ecclesiastic, empyreal, empyrean, exalted, excellent, expect, explain, exquisite, extramundane, extraordinary, fancy, fantastic, fathom, feel, figure out, find out, find the answer, find the solution, forebode, forecast, foreknow, foresee, foretell, foretoken, fortune-tell, gather, get, get right, gifted, gilt-edged, glamorous, glorious, glowing, godly, golden, gorgeous, grant, great, groovy, guess, guess right, hallowed, hariolate, have it, heavenly, hint, hit it, holy man, hypothesize, imagine, immense, incarnate, incarnated, indicate, ineffable, inenarrable, inexpressible, infer, intercessional, intercessive, interpret, intuit, inviolable, inviolate, keen, killing, let, let be, made flesh, magic, magnificent, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy, make out, man of God, marvelous, mean, mediative, mediatory, military chaplain, minister, neat, nifty, numinous, open the lock, opine, padre, paradisiac, paradisial, paradisian, paradisic, parson, pastor, perceive, perfect, physicotheological, plumb, point to, preacher, predict, prefigure, preindicate, prelate, presage, presign, presignal, presignify, presume, presuppose, presurmise, pretypify, prevision, priest, prognosticate, prophesy, propitiative, propitiatory, provisionally accept, psych, psych out, puzzle out, radiant, ravel, ravel out, raving, ravishing, read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, reckon, rector, redemptive, religious, repute, resolve, resplendent, reverend, riddle, sacred, sacrosanct, saintly, salvational, sanctified, say, scholastic, schoolman, sensational, seraphic, servant of God, shepherd, shining, signify, sky pilot, smashing, solve, soothsay, sort out, sparkling, speculate, spell, spiritual, splendid, splendiferous, splendorous, splendrous, sterling, stunning, sublime, super, superb, supereminent, superexcellent, superfine, superhuman, superior, superlative, superphysical, supply clergy, supply minister, suppose, supreme, surmise, suspect, swell, take, take for, take for granted, take it, take to be, tell fortunes, tell the future, terrific, the Reverend, the very Reverend, theologian, theological, theologician, theologist, theologizer, theologue, theorize, think, token, tonsured cleric, transmundane, tremendous, typify, understand, undo, unlock, unravel, unriddle, unscramble, unspeakable, untangle, untouchable, untwist, unutterable, unweave, vaticinate, venerable, visualize, wonderful, work, work out


Dividing engine
Dividing sinker
Diving beetle
Diving bell
Diving dress
Diving petrel
Diving stone
Divining rod
Divinity calf
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy