God, I'm glad that's over! I'll see this through, by god! God almighty! my God!
An example of a god is Ganesha, a Hindu diety.
Money was their god.
Lounging on the beach were several Greek gods.
- If God is willing.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of god
- Middle English from Old English gheu(ə)- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old English god (“deity”) (akin to Old High German got (a rank of deity)), originally neuter, then changed to masculine to reflect the change in religion to Christianity, both from the Proto-Germanic *gudą (compare Dutch god, German Gott, Danish gud), from the Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰuto- (“invoked (one)”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewH- (“to call, to invoke”) or *ǵʰew- (“to pour”). Not related to the word good.
- See god.