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divine

adjective uk   /dɪˈvaɪn/ us  

divine adjective (GOD-LIKE)

connected with a god, or like a god: Some fans seem to regard the players as divine beings. divine intervention (= help from God) Just because you've been promoted that doesn't give you a divine right (= one like that of a god) to tell us all what to do.

divine adjective (SPLENDID)

old-fashioned extremely good, pleasant, or enjoyable: We had a perfectly divine time in Switzerland. Their new house is quite divine!
divinely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  

divine

verb uk   /dɪˈvaɪn/ formal us  

divine verb (GUESS)

[T] to guess something: [+ that] I divined from his grim expression that the news was not good.

divine verb (SEARCH)

[I or T] to search for water or minerals underground by holding horizontally in your hands a Y-shaped rod or stick, the end of which suddenly points down slightly when water or minerals are below it: a divining rod
Translations of “divine”
in Korean 신의…
in Arabic إلهَي, مُقَدَّس…
in French divin, admirable…
in Turkish ilahi, ulu, yüce…
in Italian divino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 似神一樣的, 神的, 像神一樣的…
in Russian божественный…
in Polish boski…
in Spanish divino, precioso…
in Portuguese divino…
in German göttlich, himmlisch…
in Catalan diví…
in Japanese 神聖な, 神の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 似神一样的, 神的, 像神一样的…
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