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.
- the garden of Eden
- 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 amp; 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 amp; 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 parad&imacron;sus, from Greek paradeisos, garden, enclosed park, paradise, from Avestan pairida&emacron;za-, enclosure, park : pairi-, around; see per1 in Indo-European roots + da&emacron;za-, 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.