Synonyms of divine in English:

divine1

adjective

  • 1 Jesus is one person in both divine and human natures he asked for divine guidance
    godly, godlike, angelic, seraphic, saintly, beatific; spiritual, heavenly, celestial, holy
    [Antonyms] mortal
  • 2 he could not be persuaded to attend divine worship
    religious, holy, sacred, sanctified, consecrated, blessed, devotional, devoted to God, dedicated to God
  • 3 informal don't you think he looks rather divine? we ate the most divine food
    lovely, handsome, beautiful, good-looking, prepossessing, charming, delightful, appealing, engaging, winsome, ravishing, gorgeous, bewitching, beguiling; wonderful, glorious, marvellous, excellent, superlative, perfect; delicious, mouth-watering, delectable; Scottish & Northern Englishbonny
    British informal brilliant, brill, smashing
    North American informal cute
    Australian/New Zealand informal beaut
    formal beauteous
    dated taking
    archaic comely, fair
    rare sightly
    [Antonyms] mundane, dreadful
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  • puritan divines were concentrated on the salvation of the human soul
    theologian, clergyman, member of the clergy, churchman, churchwoman, cleric, ecclesiastic, man of the cloth, man of God, holy man, holy woman, preacher, priest; Scottishkirkman
    Australian informal josser
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    Synonyms of divine in English:

    divine2

    verb

  • 1 Fergus had divined how afraid she was
    guess, surmise, conjecture, suspect, suppose, assume, presume, deduce, infer, work out, theorize, hypothesize; discern, intuit, perceive, recognize, see, realize, appreciate, understand, grasp, apprehend, comprehend; North Americanfigure
    informal figure out, latch on to, cotton on to, catch on to, tumble to, get, get the picture
    British informal twig, suss
    North American informal savvy
    rare cognize
  • 2 they had divined through omens that this was an auspicious day
    foretell, predict, prophesy, forecast, foresee, prognosticate; forewarn, forebode
    archaic previse, presage, foreshow, croak
    Scottish archaic spae
    rare vaticinate, auspicate
  • 3 he divined water supplies for desert troops
    dowse, find by dowsing
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