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god/ˈgɑːd/noun
god
/ˈgɑːd/
noun
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
   b 
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
   b : 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

/ˈgaːdˌlaɪk/adjective
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