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god /ˈgɑːd/ noun
plural gods
god
/ˈgɑːd/
noun
plural gods
Learner's definition of GOD
God [singular]
: the perfect and all-powerful spirit or being that is worshipped especially by Christians, Jews, and Muslims as the one who created and rules the universe
see also man of god
God is used informally by itself and in phrases to make a statement or question more forceful or to express surprise, anger, etc. These uses are common but are considered offensive by some people.
[count] : a spirit or being that has great power, strength, knowledge, etc., and that can affect nature and the lives of people : one of various spirits or beings worshipped in some religions
often used informally to suggest that what happens to someone is controlled by gods or by luck
[count]
: a person and especially a man who is greatly loved or admired
: a person who is very important or powerful in a particular field usually plural
[singular] : something that is regarded as one of the most important things in someone's life
the gods British : the highest and cheapest seats in a theater

act of God

see 1act

for the love of God

see 1love

God bless you

see bless

God forbid

see forbid

God help someone

see 1help

God knows

see 1know

God's gift

see 1gift

God willing

used to say what you hope and expect to do or happen if no problems occur

in the lap of the gods

see 1lap

play God

see 1play

put the fear of God into

see 1fear

so help me God

see 1help

thank God

see thank

(there) but for the grace of God (go I)

see 1grace

— godlike

/ˈgɑːdˌlaɪk/ adjective
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