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divine 1

Saltos de línea: div¦ine
Pronunciación: /dɪˈvʌɪn/

adjetivo (diviner, divinest)

1Of or like God or a god: heroes with divine powers paintings of shipwrecks being prevented by divine intervention
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Evidently this was the limit imposed by divine providence upon that sort of folly.
  • I wandered about in my swimming costume for a bit hoping for divine intervention.
  • York City's push for back to back wins was unhinged by divine intervention.
Sinónimos
godly, godlike, angelic, seraphic, saintly, beatific;
spiritual, heavenly, celestial, holy
rareempyrean, deiform, deific
1.1Devoted to God; sacred: divine liturgy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Any authority will do, any divine mission, any sacred fatherland or revolution.
  • Doni insists, nonetheless, that Michelangelo's voluptuous simulations of sacred bodies are potentially divine in origin.
  • Strokes of the script gain a rhythmic and ritualistic hue as Raju creates divine and sacred forms with them.
Sinónimos
religious, holy, sacred, sanctified, consecrated, blessed, devotional, devoted to God, dedicated to God
2 informal Very pleasing; delightful: he had the most divine smile
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the wings, the divine Edwina smiled on serenely.
  • They weren't laws that came from some fair or divine place.
  • Evidently, his divine brilliance is too great for mere mortals.
Sinónimos
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 English bonny
informalheavenly, sublime, dreamy, sensational, knockout, stunning, super, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, great, tasty, fanciable, easy on the eye, a sight for sore eyes, as nice as pie
British informalbrilliant, brill, smashing
North American informalcute
Australian/New Zealand informalbeaut
formalbeauteous
datedtaking
archaiccomely, fair
raresightly

sustantivo

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1 dated A cleric or theologian.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There are also many references to contemporary natural sciences and a healthy smattering of Anglican divines, including Hooker, Andrewes, and Herbert.
  • Bishops, in classical Anglicanism, have often been divines themselves-thoughtful scholars as well as administrative functionaries.
  • Even the 5 percent of the nation who made up the Catholic recusants succumbed to an intellectual onslaught led by Anglican divines.
Sinónimos
theologian, clergyman, member of the clergy, churchman, churchwoman, cleric, ecclesiastic, man of the cloth, man of God, holy man, holy woman, preacher, priest;
Scottish kirkman
informalreverend, Holy Joe, sky pilot
Australian informaljosser
2 (the Divine) Providence or God.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Derivados

divineness

1
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

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

Más
  • Divine ‘godlike’ came via Old French from Latin divinus, from divus ‘godlike’ (related to deus ‘god’, source of Middle English deify). The gradual weakening of the word to a general term of praise, which started in the late 15th century, can be compared with ‘heavenly’. The phrase the divine right of kings stating that legitimate kings derive their power from God alone, came into specific use in the 17th century under the Stuart kings.

Palabras que riman con divine

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divine 2 Saltos de línea: div¦ine
Pronunciación: /dɪˈvʌɪn/

verbo

[with object]
1Discover (something) by guesswork or intuition: mum had divined my state of mind [with clause]: they had divined that he was a fake
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The reader is not supposed to have to divine the meaning that lies behind the ramblings and jottings of the writer.
  • Chen, the temple's caretaker, spent months divining what images, scenes and poems should canopy worshippers.
  • I hadn't correctly divined your attitude towards your tenants.
Sinónimos
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 American figure
informalfigure out, latch on to, cotton on to, catch on to, tumble to, get, get the picture
British informaltwig, suss
North American informalsavvy
rarecognize
2Have supernatural or magical insight into (future events): frauds who claimed to divine the future in chickens' entrails
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
foretell, predict, prophesy, forecast, foresee, prognosticate;
forewarn, forebode
archaicprevise, presage, foreshow, croak
Scottish archaicspae
rarevaticinate, auspicate
2.1Discover (water) by dowsing: he showed him how to divine water
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
dowse, find by dowsing

Derivados

diviner

1
Pronunciación: /dɪˈvʌɪnə/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.
Sinónimos
fortune teller, clairvoyant, crystal gazer, visionary, psychic, seer, soothsayer, prognosticator, prophesier, prophet, prophetess, oracle, sibyl, sage, wise man, wise woman;
Scottish spaewife, spaeman
rareoracler, vaticinator, haruspex

Origen

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

Más
  • Divine ‘godlike’ came via Old French from Latin divinus, from divus ‘godlike’ (related to deus ‘god’, source of Middle English deify). The gradual weakening of the word to a general term of praise, which started in the late 15th century, can be compared with ‘heavenly’. The phrase the divine right of kings stating that legitimate kings derive their power from God alone, came into specific use in the 17th century under the Stuart kings.

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