- Divine means relating to God or extremely good.
- An example of divine is the nature of Jesus.
- An example of divine is a person who always follows religious and moral codes of conduct.
- The definition of a divine is a clergy member or a theologian.
An example of divine is a minister.
- Divine is defined as to find out through insight, prophecy or intuition.
An example of divine is for a fortune teller to predict someone's future.
- of or like God or a god
- given or inspired by God; holy; sacred
- devoted to God; religious; sacrosanct
- having to do with theology
- supremely great, good, etc.
- Informal very pleasing, attractive, etc.
Origin of divineMiddle English and amp; Old French ; from Classical Latin divinus ; from divus, god, deity
- a member of the clergy
- a theologian
transitive verbdivined, divining
- to prophesy
- to guess; conjecture
- to find out by intuition
Origin of divineME devinen < OFr deviner < L divinare < divinus
- to engage in divination
- to make a conjecture
- to use a divining rod
- 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.
- Superhuman; godlike.
- a. Supremely good or beautiful; magnificent: a divine performance of the concerto.b. Extremely pleasant; delightful: had a divine time at the ball.
- A cleric.
- A theologian.
verbdi·vined, di·vin·ing, di·vines
- To foretell, especially by divination. See Synonyms at foretell.
- To guess or know by inspiration or intuition: somehow divined the answer despite not having read the assignment.
- To locate (underground water or minerals) with a divining rod; douse.
- To practice divination.
- To guess.
Origin of divineMiddle 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.
(comparative more divine, superlative most divine)
From Old French divin, from Latin dīvīnus, from divus (“god”).
(third-person singular simple present divines, present participle divining, simple past and past participle divined)
- dive in
From Middle French deviner, from Latin divino.