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di·vine

 (dĭ-vīn′)
adj. di·vin·er, di·vin·est
1.
a. Having the nature of or being a deity.
b. Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity: sought divine guidance through meditation.
c. Being in the service or worship of a deity; sacred.
2. Superhuman; godlike.
3.
a. Supremely good or beautiful; magnificent: a divine performance of the concerto.
b. Extremely pleasant; delightful: had a divine time at the ball.
n.
1. A cleric.
2. A theologian.
v. di·vined, di·vin·ing, di·vines
v.tr.
1. To foretell, especially by divination. See Synonyms at foretell.
2. To guess or know by inspiration or intuition: somehow divined the answer despite not having read the assignment.
3. To locate (underground water or minerals) with a divining rod; douse.
v.intr.
1. To practice divination.
2. To guess.

[Middle English, from Old French devine, from Latin dīvīnus, divine, foreseeing, from dīvus, god; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots. V., Middle English divinen, from Old French deviner, from Latin dīvīnāre, from dīvīnus.]

di·vine′ly adv.
di·vine′ness n.
di·vin′er n.

divine

(dɪˈvaɪn)
adj
1. (Theology) of, relating to, or characterizing God or a deity
2. godlike
3. (Theology) of, relating to, or associated with religion or worship: the divine liturgy.
4. of supreme excellence or worth
5. informal splendid; perfect
n
6. (Theology) the divine (often capital) another term for God
7. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a priest, esp one learned in theology
vb
8. to perceive or understand (something) by intuition or insight
9. to conjecture (something); guess
10. to discern (a hidden or future reality) as though by supernatural power
11. (Mining & Quarrying) (tr) to search for (underground supplies of water, metal, etc) using a divining rod
[C14: from Latin dīvīnus, from dīvus a god; related to deus a god]
diˈvinable adj
diˈvinely adv
diˈvineness n
diˈviner n

di•vine

(dɪˈvaɪn)

adj. -vin•er, -vin•est, adj.
1. of, like, or from a god, esp. the Supreme Being.
2. addressed or devoted to God or a god; religious; sacred: divine worship.
3. heavenly; celestial: the divine kingdom.
4. Informal. extremely good; unusually lovely.
5. being a god; being God.
6. of superhuman or surpassing excellence.
7. Obs. of or pertaining to divinity or theology.
n.
8. a theologian; scholar in religion.
9. a priest or cleric.
10. the Divine,
a. God.
b. the spiritual aspect in humans regarded as godly or godlike.
v.t.
11. to discover or declare by divination; prophesy.
12. to discover (water, metal, etc.) by means of a divining rod.
13. to perceive by intuition or insight; conjecture.
14. Archaic. to portend.
v.i.
15. to use or practice divination; prophesy.
16. to have perception by intuition or insight; conjecture.
[1275–1325; « Latin dīvīnus=dīv(us) god + -īnus -ine1; (v.) Middle English (< Old French deviner) < Latin dīvīnāre, derivative of dīvīnus]
di•vine′ly, adv.

divine


Past participle: divined
Gerund: divining

Imperative
divine
divine
Present
I divine
you divine
he/she/it divines
we divine
you divine
they divine
Preterite
I divined
you divined
he/she/it divined
we divined
you divined
they divined
Present Continuous
I am divining
you are divining
he/she/it is divining
we are divining
you are divining
they are divining
Present Perfect
I have divined
you have divined
he/she/it has divined
we have divined
you have divined
they have divined
Past Continuous
I was divining
you were divining
he/she/it was divining
we were divining
you were divining
they were divining
Past Perfect
I had divined
you had divined
he/she/it had divined
we had divined
you had divined
they had divined
Future
I will divine
you will divine
he/she/it will divine
we will divine
you will divine
they will divine
Future Perfect
I will have divined
you will have divined
he/she/it will have divined
we will have divined
you will have divined
they will have divined
Future Continuous
I will be divining
you will be divining
he/she/it will be divining
we will be divining
you will be divining
they will be divining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been divining
you have been divining
he/she/it has been divining
we have been divining
you have been divining
they have been divining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been divining
you will have been divining
he/she/it will have been divining
we will have been divining
you will have been divining
they will have been divining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been divining
you had been divining
he/she/it had been divining
we had been divining
you had been divining
they had been divining
Conditional
I would divine
you would divine
he/she/it would divine
we would divine
you would divine
they would divine
Past Conditional
I would have divined
you would have divined
he/she/it would have divined
we would have divined
you would have divined
they would have divined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.divine - terms referring to the Judeo-Christian GodDivine - terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Blessed Trinity, Holy Trinity, Sacred Trinity, Trinity - the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead
hypostasis of Christ, hypostasis - any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
2.divine - a clergyman or other person in religious ordersdivine - a clergyman or other person in religious orders
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
ordainer - a cleric who ordains; a cleric who admits someone to holy orders
pardoner - a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences
pluralist - a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time
Verb1.divine - perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
perceive, comprehend - to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
chiromance - divine by reading someone's palms; "The Gypsies chiromanced"; "She refused to chiromance my fate"
2.divine - search by divining, as if with a rod; "He claimed he could divine underground water"
dowse - use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal
look for, search, seek - 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"
Adj.1.divine - emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
2.divine - resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation"
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
3.divine - being or having the nature of a god; "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will"; "the divine capacity for love"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
4.divine - devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship"; "divine liturgy"
sacred - concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"
5.divine - appropriate to or befitting a god; "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref
superhuman - above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance; "superhuman beings"; "superhuman strength"; "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"
6.divine - being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods; "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance"
glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"

divine

verb
2. dowse (for water or minerals) find through dowsing I was divining for water.

divine

adjective
1. Of, from, like, or being a god or God:
2. In the service or worship of God or a god:
noun
A person ordained for service in a Christian church:
Informal: reverend.
verb
1. To tell about or make known (future events) by or as if by supernatural means:
2. To know in advance:
Translations
إلهي، رَبّانيرائِعيَتَكَهَّن، يَكْشِف
božíbožskýuhádnout
anegættegisneguddommelighimmelsk
aavistaaarvatajumalainentaivaallinenyli-inhimillinen
isteni
guîdómlegurhimneskur, frábærsegja fyrir um; giska á
dievaitisdieviškasdieviškumasmetalų ieškojimasmetalų ieškotojas
brīnišķīgsdievišķīgslielisksnojaustparedzēt
boskaboskiboskie
božíuhádnuť
božanskibožji

divine

1 [dɪˈvaɪn]
A. ADJ (Rel) → divino (fig) → sublimedivino, maravilloso
B. Nteólogo m
C. CPD divine right Nderecho m divino
divine service Nculto m, oficio m divino

divine

2 [dɪˈvaɪn] VTadivinar

divine

[dɪˈvaɪn]
adj
(= sent by god) → divin(e)
(old-fashioned) (= wonderful) → divin(e)
simply divine → absolument divin(e)
vt
[+ future] → prédire, présager
[+ truth, fact] → deviner, entrevoir
vi (= dowse) to divine for water → chercher à découvrir une source (à l'aide de baguettes)

divine

adj (Rel, fig inf) → göttlich; divine worshipAnbetung fGottes
nTheologe m; (= priest)Geistliche(r) m
vt
(= foretell) the futureweissagen, prophezeien
(liter: = make out) sb’s intentionserahnen, erspüren (liter)
(= find) water, metalaufspüren

divine

[dɪˈvaɪn]
1. adj (Rel) (fig) (old) → divino/a
what divine weather! → che tempo favoloso!
2. vt (future) → divinare, predire; (truth) → indovinare; (water) → individuare (tramite rabdomanzia)

divine

(diˈvain) adjective
1. of or belonging to God or a god. divine wisdom.
2. very good or excellent. What divine weather!
verb
to find out by keen understanding. I managed to divine the truth.
ˌdiviˈnation (divi-) noun
diˈviner noun
a person who has or claims a special ability to find hidden water or metals.
diˈvining noun
discovering the presence of underground water, metal etc by holding a diˈvining-rod which moves when held directly above the water etc. water-divining.
diˈvinity (-ˈvi-) plural diˈvinities noun
1. religious studies.
2. a god or goddess. The ancient Greeks worshipped many divinities.
3. the state of being divine. the divinity of God.