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God British & World English

(In Christianity and other monotheistic religions) the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being

god English Thesaurus

sacrifices were made to appease the gods

god New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

capital in reference to the monotheistic deity, but lower case for pronouns referring to him; lower case for the deities of polytheistic religions

Heaven forfend British & World English

Used to express dismay or horror at the thought of something happening

god in God British & World English

(In certain other religions) a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature or human fortunes; a deity

to God British & World English

Used after a verb to emphasize a strong wish or hope

so help me British & World English

Used to emphasize that one means what one is saying

Lord of hosts British & World English

God as Lord over earthly or heavenly armies

thank goodness British & World English

Used as an expression of relief

true as Bob British & World English

Absolutely true

god-man British & World English

A holy man; a guru

tin god British & World English

A person, especially a minor official, who is pompous and self-important

find God British & World English

Experience a religious conversion or awakening

God bless British & World English

An expression of good wishes on parting

God damn British & World English

Used to express anger or annoyance with someone

God grant British & World English

Used to express a wish that something should happen

God help British & World English

Used to express the belief that someone is in a difficult or dangerous situation

play God British & World English

Behave as if all-powerful

with God British & World English

Dead and in heaven

God-given British & World English

Received from God

God slot British & World English

A period in a broadcasting schedule regularly reserved for religious programmes

God squad British & World English

Used to refer to evangelical Christians

Greek god British & World English

An extremely handsome man

God knows British & World English

Used to emphasize that one does not know something

God forbid British & World English

Used to express a fervent wish that something does not happen

God willing British & World English

Used to express a wish or hope

please God British & World English

Used to emphasize a strong wish or hope

God-fearing British & World English

Earnestly religious

God's own British & World English

Australian and NZ term for God's country.

to God in God British & World English

Used after a verb to emphasize a strong wish or hope

act of God British & World English

An instance of uncontrollable natural forces in operation

God's gift British & World English

The ideal or best possible person or thing for someone or something (used chiefly ironically or in negative statements)

God Almighty British & World English

Used to express especially surprise, anger, or exasperation

God-botherer British & World English

A deeply religious person

god-daughter British & World English

A female godchild

God particle British & World English

An informal name for the Higgs boson or particle (see Higgs boson)

City of God British & World English

Paradise, perceived as an ideal community in heaven

God's truth British & World English

The absolute truth (often used for emphasis)

God the Son British & World English

(In Christian doctrine) Christ regarded as the second person of the Trinity; God as incarnate and resurrected saviour

house of God British & World English

A place of religious worship, especially a church

God's anointed British & World English

A monarch ruling by divine right

finger of God British & World English

An aspect between three planets where one is quincunx to each of the other two, which are sextile to each other

God the Father British & World English

(In Christian doctrine) the first person of the Trinity, God as creator and supreme authority


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