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noun \ˈgäd also ˈgd\

Definition of GOD

capitalized : the supreme or ultimate reality: as
a : the Being perfect in power, wisdom, and goodness who is worshipped as creator and ruler of the universe
b Christian Science : the incorporeal divine Principle ruling over all as eternal Spirit : infinite Mind
: a being or object believed to have more than natural attributes and powers and to require human worship; specifically : one controlling a particular aspect or part of reality
: a person or thing of supreme value
: a powerful ruler

Examples of GOD

  1. Does she believe in God?
  2. I pray to God that no one was seriously injured in the accident.
  3. the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt
  4. a myth about the god of war
  5. an offering for the gods
  6. a professor who was regarded as a kind of god
  7. a guitar god like Jimi Hendrix

Origin of GOD

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German got god
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

Rhymes with GOD


transitive verb

Definition of GOD

: to treat as a god : idolize, deify

First Known Use of GOD


Rhymes with GOD


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