There are 2 definitions of divine in English:

divine1

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈvʌɪn
 
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adjective (diviner, divinest)

noun

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  • 2 (the Divine) Providence or God.
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    • After all, the Divine is an all-encompassing entity.
    • This is how we are made in the image of the Divine.
    • After all, the Divine made you the way that They wanted.

Derivatives

divinely

adverb
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  • The Ten Commandments are recognized by Judaism, Christianity, and Islam alike as divinely given.
  • Christ and his followers will then return to a divinely refurbished earth for a thousand-year reign of peace and love.
  • The batter on this large appetizer portion was divinely light, thin and textured as it clung to the melt-in-your-mouth squid.

divineness

noun
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  • This is what gives the relationship, the shape of enduring divineness.
  • It makes room for some of that divineness to enter.
  • A blue mist swept through the room, but in the blink of an eye, it was gone, leaving nothing in its wake but a feeling of divineness.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin divinus, from divus 'godlike' (related to deus 'god').

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There are 2 definitions of divine in English:

divine2

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈvʌɪn
 
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verb

[with object]
  • 2Have supernatural or magical insight into (future events): frauds who claimed to divine the future in chickens' entrails
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    • Once this meaning or purpose has been divined, then the past, present, and future can be seen as conforming to some kind of structure or shape.
    • Do Warren and Pearson suggest that lenders are clairvoyants who can divine what direction prices will take in future years?
    • And from this alleged mutter, trained exegetes in the press are now divining the entire political infrastructure of the Vatican.
    Synonyms
    foretell, predict, prophesy, forecast, foresee, prognosticate; forewarn, forebode
    archaic previse, presage, foreshow, croak
    Scottish archaic spae
    rare vaticinate, auspicate
  • 2.1Discover (water) by dowsing: he showed him how to divine water
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    • Dowsing and divining water is the subject of the club's talk today.
    • Talking of which, I discovered a talent yesterday I didn't know I had… water divining!
    • The only way to get a really good signal is to wander around with the antenna stretched out, as if you're divining for water.
    Synonyms
    dowse, find by dowsing

Derivatives

diviner

noun
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  • Every decision surrounding the production was made after Norbu carefully consulted with yogis, oracles and diviners.
  • A number of people are recognized as clairvoyants and diviners, working sometimes within and sometimes outside the Christian churches.
  • They ask soothsayers and diviners to find out the cause of problems and to suggest remedies.
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Origin

late Middle English: from Old French deviner 'predict', from Latin divinare, from divinus (see divine1).

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