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Definition 1: a sense of propriety and consideration for others - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) correct or appropriate behavior

Definition 2: elegance and beauty of movement or expression - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) beautiful carriage

Definition 3: (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners
  • there but for the grace of God go I

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

(grace belongs to category ...) the teachings of Christian churches

Definition 4: a disposition to kindness and compassion - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the victor's grace in treating the vanquished

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) a cheerful, obliging disposition

Definition 5: a short prayer of thanks before a meal - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • their youngest son said grace

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) reverent petition to a deity

Definition 6: (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors - [noun denoting person]

(grace is a kind of ...) a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

(... is a kind of grace ) (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces

(... is a kind of grace ) (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces

(... is a kind of grace ) (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces

(grace belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

Definition 7: (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence - [noun denoting state]

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

  • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
  • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
  • the Virgin lived in a state of grace

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(grace belongs to category ...) the teachings of Christian churches

Definition 8: a period of time past the deadline for fulfilling an obligation during which a penalty that would be imposed for being late is waived, especially an extended period granted as a special favor - [noun denoting time]

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

  • The payment had originally been due on April 1 but we had a grace period which expired in June.

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

Definition 9: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. - [verb of creation]

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

  • Decorate the room for the party
  • beautify yourself for the special day

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate, as with ornaments

"trim the christmas tree" "trim a shop window"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate a ship with flags

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate tastelessly

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate an edge with scallops

"the dress had a scalloped skirt"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with a lace of geometric designs

(... is a kind of grace ) adorn or decorate with precious stones

"jeweled dresses"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with panels

"panel the walls with wood"

(... is a kind of grace ) redo the decoration of an apartment or house

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate

"deck the halls with holly"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with strings of flowers

"The public buildings were festooned for the holiday"

(... is a kind of grace ) coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

(... is a kind of grace ) embellish with plants

"Let's landscape the yard"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with an interlaced design

(... is a kind of grace ) adorn with a fringe

"The weaver fringed the scarf"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with colors

"color the walls with paint in warm tones"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with heraldic arms

(... is a kind of grace ) add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold

(... is a kind of grace ) coat with lacquer

"A lacquered box from China"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with stucco work

"stuccoed ceilings"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate in a cheap and flashy way

"the small-town bar was all tarted up"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with spangles

"the star-spangled banner"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with feathers

"fledge an arrow"

(... is a kind of grace ) adorn with bands of flowers or leaves

"They garlanded the statue"

(... is a kind of grace ) supply with illustrations

"illustrate a book with drawings"

(... is a kind of grace ) cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface

"stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with needlework

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with braids or ribbons

"braid a collar"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate or deck with wreaths

"wreathe the grave site"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with leaves

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with flags

"the building was flagged for the holiday"

(... is a kind of grace ) put a caparison on

"caparison the horses for the festive occasion"

(... is a kind of grace ) adorn with tinsel

"snow flakes tinseled the trees"

(... is a kind of grace ) dress or decorate showily or gaudily

"Roses were pranking the lawn"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate or furnish with something suspended

"Hang wallpaper"

(... is a kind of grace ) embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally

"The folk dancers wore smocked shirts"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate with wavy or winding lines

(... is a kind of grace ) adorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)

(... is a kind of grace ) sew on as a decoration

(... is a kind of grace ) trim with piping

"pipe the skirt"

(... is a kind of grace ) decorate by sewing beads onto

"bead the wedding gown"

(grace has a similar meaning as ...) be an ornament to

"stars ornamented the Christmas tree"

Definition 10: be beautiful to look at - [verb of stative]

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

  • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

Synonyms for grace in the sense of this definition

(grace is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of grace ) be an ornament to

"stars ornamented the Christmas tree"

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