predivinable

divine

[dih-vahyn]
adjective, diviner, divinest.
1.
of or pertaining to a god, especially the Supreme Being.
2.
addressed, appropriated, or devoted to God or a god; religious; sacred: divine worship.
3.
proceeding from God or a god: divine laws.
4.
godlike; characteristic of or befitting a deity: divine magnanimity.
5.
heavenly; celestial: the divine kingdom.
6.
Informal. extremely good; unusually lovely: He has the most divine tenor voice.
7.
being a god; being God: Zeus, Hera, and other divine beings in greek mythology.
8.
of superhuman or surpassing excellence: Beauty is divine.
9.
Obsolete. of or pertaining to divinity or theology.
noun
10.
a theologian; scholar in religion.
11.
a priest or member of the clergy.
12.
the Divine.
a.
God.
b.
(sometimes lowercase) the spiritual aspect of humans; the group of attributes and qualities of humankind regarded as godly or godlike.
verb (used with object), divined, divining.
13.
to discover or declare (something obscure or in the future) by divination; prophesy.
14.
to discover (water, metal, etc.) by means of a divining rod.
15.
to perceive by intuition or insight; conjecture.
16.
Archaic. to portend.
verb (used without object), divined, divining.
17.
to use or practice divination; prophesy.
18.
to have perception by intuition or insight; conjecture.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English < Latin dīvīnus, equivalent to dīv(us) god + -īnus -ine1; replacing Middle English devin(e) < Old French devin < Latin, as above

divinable, adjective
divinely, adverb
divineness, noun
half-divine, adjective
half-divinely, adverb
predivinable, adjective
pseudodivine, adjective
subdivine, adjective
subdivinely, adverb
subdivineness, noun
superdivine, adjective
undivinable, adjective
undivined, adjective
undivining, adjective


13, 17. foretell, predict, foresee, forecast. 15, 18. discern, understand.


5. worldly, mundane.
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divine (dɪˈvaɪn)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characterizing God or a deity
2.  godlike
3.  of, relating to, or associated with religion or worship: the divine liturgy
4.  of supreme excellence or worth
5.  informal splendid; perfect
 
n
6.  (often capital) the divine another term for God
7.  a priest, esp one learned in theology
 
vb
8.  to perceive or understand (something) by intuition or insight
9.  to conjecture (something); guess
10.  to discern (a hidden or future reality) as though by supernatural power
11.  (tr) to search for (underground supplies of water, metal, etc) using a divining rod
 
[C14: from Latin dīvīnus, from dīvus a god; related to deus a god]
 
di'vinable
 
adj
 
di'vinely
 
adv
 
di'vineness
 
n
 
di'viner
 
n

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divine
c.1300, from O.Fr. devin, from L. divinus "of a god," from divus "a god," related to deus "god, deity" (see Zeus). Weakened sense of "excellent" had evolved by late 15c.

divine
"to conjure, to guess," originally "to make out by supernatural insight," early 14c., from L. divinus (see divine (adj.)), which also meant "soothsayer." Related: Divined; divining. Divining rod (or wand) attested from 1650s.
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