Paradise meaning

părə-dīs, -dīz
The garden of Eden.
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The abode of the righteous after death; abode of God and the blessed; heaven.
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(figuratively) A very pleasant place.

An island paradise in the Caribbean.

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(figuratively) A very positive experience.
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Town in SE Nev., near Las Vegas.
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An earlier family of graphics cards for PCs from the Paradise subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation, Irvine, CA.
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(chiefly religion) Heaven; the abode of sanctified souls after death.
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(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.
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To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.

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(religion) Heaven.
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(religion) The Garden of Eden.
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A town in California.
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A town in Grenada.
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A city in Kansas.
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A town in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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A rural locality in New Zealand.
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A community in Nova Scotia.
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A CDP in Pennsylvania.
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A village in Suriname.
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A city in Texas.
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A town in Utah.
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A settlement on the island of Saint Croix in the United States Virgin Islands.
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Paradise is a perfect place or state.

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.

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The Garden of Eden.
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Origin of paradise

  • Middle English paradis from Old French from Late Latin paradīsus from Greek paradeisos garden, enclosed park, paradise from Avestan pairidaēza- enclosure, park pairi- around per1 in Indo-European roots daēza- wall dheigh- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Middle English, from Old French, from Latin paradÄ«sus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος (paradeisos), from Old Iranian *pari-daiza, compare Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌⸱𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (pairi daÄ“za, “walled enclusure, encompassing"), from 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌 (pairi, “around") and 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daÄ“za, “wall"). 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daÄ“za, “wall") may be from Proto-Indo-European *dheigÊ· (“to stick, set up").

    From Wiktionary

  • From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος "˜royal park, orchard', from Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬸𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (pairi.daÄ“za), from 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌 (pairi, “around") and 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daÄ“za, “wall").

    From Wiktionary