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Meaning of “god” - Learner’s Dictionary

god

noun     /ɡɒd/
God A2 in Jewish, Christian, or Muslim belief, the spirit who created the universe and everything in it, and who rules over it: He prayed to God to make his mother well again.God and gods
B2 [C] a spirit, especially a male one, that people pray to and who has control over parts of the world or nature: the ancient Greek gods and goddessesGod and gods
(Oh) (my) God! informal B1 used to emphasize how surprised, angry, shocked, etc you are: Oh my God! The car has been stolen.InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsExpressions of surprise
thank God informal B1 something you say when you are happy because something bad did not happen: Thank God nobody was hurt in the accident.Relieved and thankful
(Definition of god from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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