Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun divine

2 senses of divine

Sense 1
Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah -- (terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God)
       INSTANCE OF=> God, Supreme Being -- (the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions)

Sense 2
cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic -- (a clergyman or other person in religious orders)
       => clergyman, reverend, man of the cloth -- (a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb divine

2 senses of divine

Sense 1
divine -- (perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers)
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 2
divine -- (search by divining, as if with a rod; "He claimed he could divine underground water")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Antonyms of adj divine

6 senses of divine

Sense 1
divine, godly -- (emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review)

INDIRECT (VIA heavenly) -> earthly -- (of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home")

Sense 2
providential, divine -- (resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation")

INDIRECT (VIA heavenly) -> earthly -- (of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home")

Sense 3
divine, godlike -- (being or having the nature of a god; "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will"; "the divine capacity for love"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe)

INDIRECT (VIA heavenly) -> earthly -- (of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home")

Sense 4
divine -- (devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship"; "divine liturgy")

INDIRECT (VIA sacred) -> profane, secular -- (not concerned with or devoted to religion; "sacred and profane music"; "secular drama"; "secular architecture", "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment")

Sense 5
divine, godlike -- (appropriate to or befitting a god; "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref)

INDIRECT (VIA superhuman) -> subhuman -- (less than human or not worthy of a human being; "treated natives as subhuman"; "a subhuman spectacle"; "the subhuman primates")

Sense 6
divine, elysian, inspired -- (being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods; "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance")

INDIRECT (VIA glorious) -> inglorious -- (not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest")

Similarity of adj divine

6 senses of divine

Sense 1
divine, godly -- (emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review)
       => heavenly (vs. earthly) -- (of or belonging to heaven or god)

Sense 2
providential, divine -- (resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation")
       => heavenly (vs. earthly) -- (of or belonging to heaven or god)

Sense 3
divine, godlike -- (being or having the nature of a god; "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will"; "the divine capacity for love"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe)
       => heavenly (vs. earthly) -- (of or belonging to heaven or god)

Sense 4
divine -- (devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship"; "divine liturgy")
       => sacred (vs. profane) -- (concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music")

Sense 5
divine, godlike -- (appropriate to or befitting a god; "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref)
       => superhuman (vs. subhuman) -- (above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance; "superhuman beings"; "superhuman strength"; "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery")

Sense 6
divine, elysian, inspired -- (being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods; "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance")
       => glorious (vs. inglorious) -- (having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature")

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