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

7 senses of grace

Sense 1
grace, saving grace, state of grace -- ((Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 2
grace, gracility -- (elegance and beauty of movement or expression; "a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace")
       => gracefulness -- (beautiful carriage)

Sense 3
seemliness, grace -- (a sense of propriety and consideration for others; "a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace")
       => propriety, properness, correctitude -- (correct or appropriate behavior)

Sense 4
grace, good will, goodwill -- (a disposition to kindness and compassion; "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished")
       => good nature -- (a cheerful, obliging disposition)

Sense 5
Grace -- ((Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors)
       => Greek deity -- (a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks)

Sense 6
grace, blessing, thanksgiving -- (a short prayer of thanks before a meal; "their youngest son said grace")
       => prayer, petition, orison -- (reverent petition to a deity)

Sense 7
grace, grace of God, free grace -- ((Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God; "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I")
       => beneficence -- (the quality of being kind or helpful or generous)

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

2 senses of grace

Sense 1
decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify -- (be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

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