Synonyms of heaven in English:



  • 1 those who practised good deeds would receive the reward of a place in heaven
    paradise, nirvana, the kingdom of heaven, the promised land, the heavenly kingdom, the City of God, the celestial city, the abode of God, the abode of the saints, the abode of the angels, Zion, Abraham's bosom, the empyrean; the beyond, the hereafter, the next world, the next life, the afterworld, the afterlife; among American Indianshappy hunting ground; Christianitythe New Jerusalem; HinduismSwarga; Classical MythologyElysium, the Elysian Fields, the Islands of the Blessed; Scandinavian MythologyValhalla; Arthurian LegendAvalon
    [Antonyms] hell purgatory
  • 2 lying by the pool with a good book is my idea of heaven
    ecstasy, bliss, rapture, contentment, happiness, delight, joy, felicity, supreme happiness, supreme joy, perfect contentment, seventh heaven, cloud nine; paradise, Eden, Utopia, nirvana, Shangri-La, idyll
    literary Arcadia, Arcady
    [Antonyms] misery, hell on earth
  • 3 (usually the heavens) Galileo used a telescope to observe the heavens
    the sky, the skies, the upper atmosphere, the stratosphere
    literary the firmament, the vault of heaven, the blue, the (wide) blue yonder, the welkin, the ether, the empyrean, the azure, the upper regions, the sphere, the celestial sphere
  • Phrases

    in seventh heaven

    ecstaticeuphoricthrilledelateddelightedoverjoyedon cloud nine/sevenwalking/treading on airjubilantrapturousbeside oneself with joyjumping for joyexultanttransporteddeliriousenrapturedblissfulin raptureslike a child with a new toy informalover the moonon top of the worldon a hightickled pinkas pleased as Punchcock-a-hoopas happy as a sandboyBritish informalas happy as LarryNorthern English informalmade upNorth American informalas happy as a clamAustralian informalwrapped

    move heaven and earth

    informal if he had truly loved her he would have moved heaven and earth to get her backtry one's hardesttry as hard as one cando one's bestdo one's utmostdo all one cangive one's allmake every effortspare no effortput oneself outstrivestruggleexert oneselfwork hardendeavourtry informalbend over backwardsdo one's damnedestgo all outpull out all the stopsbust a gutbreak one's neckkill oneselfNorth American informaldo one's darnedest/durnedestAustralian/New Zealand informalgo for the doctor

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    celestial, empyrean relating to heaven
    uranophobia fear of heaven

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