—divinable, adj. —divinely, adv. —divineness, n.adj.1. of or pertaining to a god, esp. the Supreme Being.2. addressed, appropriated, or devoted to God or a god; religious; sacred: divine worship.3. proceeding from God or a god: divine laws.4. godlike; characteristic of or befitting a deity: divine magnanimity.5. heavenly; celestial: the divine kingdom.6. Informal. extremely good; unusually lovely: He has the most divine tenor voice.7. being a god; being God: a divine person.8. of superhuman or surpassing excellence: Beauty is divine.9. Obs. of or pertaining to divinity or theology.n.10. a theologian; scholar in religion.11. a priest or member of the clergy.12. the Divine,a. God.b. (sometimes l.c.) the spiritual aspect of humans; the group of attributes and qualities of humankind regarded as godly or godlike.v.t.13. to discover or declare (something obscure or in the future) by divination; prophesy.15. to perceive by intuition or insight; conjecture.16. Archaic. to portend.v.i.17. to use or practice divination; prophesy.18. to have perception by intuition or insight; conjecture.[1275-1325; ME < L divinus, equiv. to div(us) god + -inus -INE1; r. ME devin(e) < OF devin < L, as above]Syn. 13, 17. foretell, predict, foresee, forecast. 15, 18. discern, understand.Ant. 5. worldly, mundane.
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