Divine meaning

dĭ-vīn
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.

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Given or inspired by God; holy; sacred.
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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.

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To prophesy.
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To find out by intuition.
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Eternal, holy, or otherwise godlike.
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Of or pertaining to a god.
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Devoted to God; religious; sacrosanct.
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To foretell (something), especially by the use of divination.
verb
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To guess or know by inspiration or intuition.

Somehow divined the answer despite not having read the assignment.

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To foretell, especially by divination.
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(informal) Very pleasing, attractive, etc.
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Of superhuman or surpassing excellence.
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Of or like God or a god.
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Superhuman; godlike.
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To practice divination.
verb
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One skilled in divinity; a theologian.
noun
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Supremely great, good, etc.
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A theologian.
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To render divine; to deify.
verb
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To guess.
verb
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Having to do with theology.
adjective
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(often capitalized, with 'the') God or a god, particularly in its aspect as a transcendental concept.
noun
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To engage in divination.
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To make a conjecture.
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To guess (something)
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The definition of a divine is a clergy member or a theologian.

An example of divine is a minister.

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Relating to divinity or theology.
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A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
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A cleric.
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To locate (underground water or minerals) with a divining rod; douse.
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A member of the clergy.
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A theologian.
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To guess; conjecture.
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To search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod.
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To use a divining rod.
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Origin of divine

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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French divin, from Latin dīvīnus, from divus (“god”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle French deviner, from Latin divino.

    From Wiktionary