- 1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [providence/intervention/inspiration] divino it was divine justice fue un castigo de Dios divine liturgy liturgia (feminine) sagrada divine worship oficio (masculine) religiosoMore example sentences
- 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.
- 2 (wonderful) [weather/music/dress] divino, precioso these oysters are divine estas ostras son una delicia you look simply o perfectly divine ¡estás divina!More example sentences
- 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.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (discover, guess) [literary/literario] [intentions/truth] adivinar; [future] adivinar, vaticinarMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 [water/minerals] descubrir* ([ con una varita de zahorí ])
- 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.
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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.
- 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.