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God - Definition

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Standard Definition

[n] a material effigy that is worshipped as a god; "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god"
[n] any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
[n] the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
[n] a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people; "he was a god among men"

Synonyms

deity - (3 syllables), divinity - (4 syllables), graven image - (4 syllables), idol - (2 syllables), immortal - (3 syllables), Supreme Being - (4 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\God\, a. & n. Good. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
\God\ (g[o^]d), n. [AS. god; akin to OS. & D. god, OHG. got, G. gott, Icel. gu[eth], go[eth], Sw. & Dan. gud, Goth. gup, prob. orig. a p. p. from a root appearing in Skr. h[=u], p. p. h[=u]ta, to call upon, invoke, implore. [root]30. Cf. {Goodbye}, {Gospel}, {Gossip}.]
1. A being conceived of as possessing supernatural power, and to be propitiated by sacrifice, worship, etc.; a divinity; a deity; an object of worship; an idol. He maketh a god, and worshipeth it. --Is. xliv. 1
5. The race of Israel . . . bowing lowly down To bestial gods. --Milton.
2. The Supreme Being; the eternal and infinite Spirit, the Creator, and the Sovereign of the universe; Jehovah. God is a Spirit; and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. --John iv. 2
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3. A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard. Whose god is their belly. --Phil. iii. 1
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4. Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power. [R.] --Shak. {Act of God}. (Law) See under {Act}. {Gallery gods}, the occupants of the highest and cheapest gallery of a theater. [Colloq.] {God's acre}, {God's field}, a burial place; a churchyard. See under {Acre}. {God's house}. (a) An almshouse. [Obs.] (b) A church. {God's penny}, earnest penny. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. {God's Sunday}, Easter.
\God\, v. t. To treat as a god; to idolize. [Obs.] --Shak.

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