Definition of God

1. Noun. The supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions.

Exact synonyms: Supreme Being
Generic synonyms: Spiritual Being, Supernatural Being
Specialized synonyms: Almighty, Creator, Divine, God Almighty, Godhead, Jehovah, Lord, Maker, Jahvey, Jahweh, Jehovah, Jhvh, Wahvey, Yahve, Yahveh, Yahwe, Yahweh, Yhvh, Yhwh, Allah
Derivative terms: Godly

2. Noun. Any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force.

3. Noun. A man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people. "He was a god among men"
Generic synonyms: Higher-up, Superior, Superordinate

4. Noun. A material effigy that is worshipped. "Money was his god"
Exact synonyms: Graven Image, Idol
Generic synonyms: Effigy, Image, Simulacrum
Specialized synonyms: Golden Calf, Joss, Juggernaut
Derivative terms: Idolise, Idolize

Definition of God

1. a. & n. Good.

2. n. 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.

3. v. t. To treat as a god; to idolize.

Definition of God

1. Proper noun. The single deity of various monotheistic religions. ¹

2. Proper noun. The single male deity of various duotheistic religions. ¹

3. Proper noun. An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force. ¹

4. Proper noun. An omnipotent being, creator of the universe (as in deism). ¹

5. Proper noun. The (personification of the) laws of nature. ¹

6. Proper noun. (context Wicca) The Horned God ¹

7. Noun. A deity: ¹

8. Noun. An idol ¹

9. Noun. (context: metaphor) A person in a high position of authority; a powerful ruler or tyrant. ¹

10. Noun. An exceedingly handsome man. ¹

11. Noun. (Internet) The person who owns and runs a multi-user dungeon. ¹

12. Verb. to idolize ¹

13. Verb. to deify ¹

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Definition of God

1. to treat as a god (a supernatural being) [v GODDED, GODDING, GODS]

Medical Definition of God

1. 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. 15) "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. 24) 3. A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard. "Whose god is their belly." (Phil. Iii. 19) 4. Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power. Act of God. See act. Gallery gods, the occupants of the highest and cheapest gallery of a theater. God's acre, God's field, a burial place; a churchyard. See Acre. God's house. An almshouse. A church. God's penny, earnest penny. God's Sunday, Easter. Origin: AS. God; akin to OS. & D. God, OHG. Got, G. Gott, Icel. Gu, go, Sw. & Dan. Gud, Goth. Gup, prob. Orig. A p. P. From a root appearing in Skr. H, p. P. Hta, to call upon, invoke, implore. Cf. Goodbye, Gospel, Gossip. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of God

god (current term)
god awful
god dammit
god game
god games
god mode
god modes
god of war

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