Paradise might be this island.
- Heaven or the garden of Eden are examples of Paradise in the Christian religion.
- A tropical island where you feel as though everything is perfect and wonderful is an example of Paradise.
- [P-] the garden of Eden
- [P-] the abode of the righteous after death; abode of God and the blessed; heaven
- any place of great beauty and perfection
- any place or condition of great satisfaction, happiness, or delight
Origin of paradiseMiddle English paradis from Old English and OFr, both from Ecclesiastical Late Latin paradisus, heaven, abode of the blessed from L, park, orchard from Classical Greek paradeisos, park, garden (in New Testament and LXX, Paradise) from Iranian an unverified form pardez, akin to Avestan pairi-da?za, enclosure from pairi, around (see peri-) + da?za, a wall from Indo-European base an unverified form dheigh-, to knead clay: see dough
- often Paradise The Garden of Eden.
- a. In various religious traditions, the Edenic or heavenly abode of righteous souls after death.b. According to some forms of Christian belief, an intermediate resting place for righteous souls awaiting the Resurrection.
- a. A place of great beauty or happiness: saw the park as a paradise within a noisy city.b. A state of delight or happiness: The newlyweds have been in paradise for months.
Origin of paradiseMiddle English paradis from Old French from Late Latin paradīsus from Greek paradeisos garden, enclosed park, paradise from Avestan pairidaēza- enclosure, park pairi- around ; see per1 in Indo-European roots. daēza- wall ; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots.
- par′a·di·si′a·cal par′a·di·si′ac par′a·di·sa′i·cal par′a·di·sa′ic par′a·dis′al
- par′a·di·si′a·cal·ly par′a·di·sa′i·cal·ly par′a·dis′al·ly
- (chiefly religion) Heaven; the abode of sanctified souls after death.
- (figuratively) A very pleasant place.
- an island paradise in the Caribbean
- (figuratively) A very positive experience.
- (architecture) An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, such as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.
- A churchyard or cemetery.
(third-person singular simple present paradises, present participle paradising, simple past and past participle paradised)
- To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin paradÄ«sus, from Ancient Greek Ï€Î±ÏÎ¬Î´ÎµÎ¹ÏƒÎ¿Ï‚ (paradeisos), from Old Iranian *pari-daiza, compare Avestan ð¬žð¬€ð¬Œð¬ð¬Œâ¸±ð¬›ð¬€ð¬‰ð¬°ð¬€ (pairi daÄ“za, “walled enclusure, encompassing"), from ð¬žð¬€ð¬Œð¬ð¬Œ (pairi, “around") and ð¬›ð¬€ð¬‰ð¬°ð¬€ (daÄ“za, “wall"). ð¬›ð¬€ð¬‰ð¬°ð¬€ (daÄ“za, “wall") may be from Proto-Indo-European *dheigÊ· (“to stick, set up").
- (religion) Heaven.
- (religion) The Garden of Eden.
- A town in California
- A town in Grenada
- A city in Kansas
- A CDP in Montana
- A town in Newfoundland and Labrador
- A rural locality in New Zealand
- A community in Nova Scotia
- A CDP in Pennsylvania
- A village in Suriname
- A city in Texas
- A town in Utah
- A settlement on the island of Saint Croix in the United States Virgin Islands
paradise - Computer Definition
An earlier family of graphics cards for PCs from the Paradise subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation, Irvine, CA.