- 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: Middle English and amp; Old French ; from Classical Latin divinus ; from divus, god, deity
- a member of the clergy
- a theologian
- to prophesy
- to guess; conjecture
- to find out by intuition
Origin: ME devinen < OFr deviner < L divinare < divinus
- to engage in divination
- to make a conjecture
- to use a divining rod
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adjective di·vin·er, di·vin·est
- 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.
- Heavenly; perfect.
- A cleric.
- A theologian.
- To foretell through or as if through the art of divination. See Synonyms at foretell.
- a. To know by inspiration, intuition, or reflection.b. To guess.
- To locate (underground water or minerals) with a divining rod; douse.
- To practice divination.
- To guess.
Origin: 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·vineˈly adverb
- di·vineˈness noun
- di·vinˈer noun