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Definition 1: a clergyman or other person in religious orders - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(divine is a kind of ...) a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

(... is a kind of divine ) a cleric who ordains; a cleric who admits someone to holy orders

(... is a kind of divine ) a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

(... is a kind of divine ) a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time

(... is an instance of divine) German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)

(... is an instance of divine) (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)

Definition 2: terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of divine ) the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead

(... is a kind of divine ) any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united

(divine is an instance of ...) the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions

Definition 3: search by divining, as if with a rod - [verb of contact]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He claimed he could divine underground water

(divine is a kind of ...) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

"The police are searching for clues" "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"

(... is a kind of divine ) use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal

Definition 4: perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers - [verb of perception]

(divine is a kind of ...) to become aware of through the senses

"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

(... is a kind of divine ) divine by reading someone's palms

"The Gypsies chiromanced" "She refused to chiromance my fate"

Definition 5: being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her pies were simply divine
  • the divine Shakespeare
  • an elysian meal
  • an inspired performance

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(divine is similar to ...) having or deserving or conferring glory

"a long and glorious career" "our glorious literature"

Definition 6: emanating from God - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • divine judgment
  • divine guidance
  • everything is black or white...satanic or godly

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(divine is similar to ...) of or belonging to heaven or god

Definition 7: devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • divine worship
  • divine liturgy

(divine is similar to ...) concerned with religion or religious purposes

"sacred texts" "sacred rites" "sacred music"

Definition 8: appropriate to or befitting a god - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the divine strength of Achilles
  • a man of godlike sagacity
  • man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(divine is similar to ...) above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance

"superhuman beings" "superhuman strength" "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"

Definition 9: being or having the nature of a god - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers
  • the divine will
  • the divine capacity for love
  • 'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(divine is similar to ...) of or belonging to heaven or god

Definition 10: resulting from divine providence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where divine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • providential care
  • a providential visitation

Synonyms for divine in the sense of this definition

(divine is similar to ...) of or belonging to heaven or god

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