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divine 1

American English: /dəˈvaɪn/
British English: /dɪˈvʌɪn/


  • 1 (before noun)
    it was divine justice
    fue un castigo de Dios
    divine liturgy
    liturgia (feminine) sagrada
    divine worship
    oficio (masculine) religioso
    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)
    these oysters are divine
    estas ostras son una delicia
    you look simply or perfectly divine
    ¡estás divina!
    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.


  • [literary] (priest)
    (theologian) teólogo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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divine 2

transitive verb

  • 1 (discover, guess) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2
    descubrir (con una varita de zahorí)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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