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god

  

      n  
1    a supernatural being, who is worshipped as the controller of some part of the universe or some aspect of life in the world or is the personification of some force  
   Related adj       divine  
2    an image, idol, or symbolic representation of such a deity  
3    any person or thing to which excessive attention is given  
money was his god     
4    a man who has qualities regarded as making him superior to other men  
5    in pl   the gallery of a theatre  
     (Old English god; related to Old Norse goth, Old High German got, Old Irish guth voice)  


act of God  
      n     (Law)   a sudden and inevitable occurrence caused by natural forces and not by the agency of man, such as a flood, earthquake, or a similar catastrophe  
City of God  
      n  
1      (Christianity)   heaven conceived of as the New Jerusalem  
2    the Church in contrast to the world, as described by St Augustine  
God  
      n  
1      (Theol)   the sole Supreme Being, eternal, spiritual, and transcendent, who is the Creator and ruler of all and is infinite in all attributes; the object of worship in monotheistic religions  
2    play God   to behave in an imperious or superior manner  
      interj  
3    an oath or exclamation used to indicate surprise, annoyance, etc. (and in such expressions as My God! or God Almighty!)  
God-fearing  
      adj   pious; devout  
a God-fearing people     
God's acre  
      n  
Literary   a churchyard or burial ground  
     (C17: translation of German Gottesacker)  
house of God  
      n   a church, temple, or chapel  
Lamb of God  
      n   a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death  
man of God  
      n  
1    a saint or prophet  
2    a clergyman  
Mother of God  
      n   a title given to the Virgin Mary: used in Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches to emphasize the belief that Jesus was God  
son of God  
      n     (Bible)  
1    an angelic being  
2    a Christian believer  
sun-god  
      n  
1    the sun considered as a personal deity  
2    a deity associated with the sun or controlling its movements  
tin god  
      n  
1    a self-important dictatorial person  
2    a person erroneously regarded as holy or venerable  
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God  
      n  
1      (Theol)   the sole Supreme Being, eternal, spiritual, and transcendent, who is the Creator and ruler of all and is infinite in all attributes; the object of worship in monotheistic religions  
2    play God   to behave in an imperious or superior manner  
      interj  
3    an oath or exclamation used to indicate surprise, annoyance, etc. (and in such expressions as My God! or God Almighty!)  


act of God  
      n     (Law)   a sudden and inevitable occurrence caused by natural forces and not by the agency of man, such as a flood, earthquake, or a similar catastrophe  
City of God  
      n  
1      (Christianity)   heaven conceived of as the New Jerusalem  
2    the Church in contrast to the world, as described by St Augustine  
god  
      n  
1    a supernatural being, who is worshipped as the controller of some part of the universe or some aspect of life in the world or is the personification of some force  
   Related adj       divine  
2    an image, idol, or symbolic representation of such a deity  
3    any person or thing to which excessive attention is given  
money was his god     
4    a man who has qualities regarded as making him superior to other men  
5    in pl   the gallery of a theatre  
     (Old English god; related to Old Norse goth, Old High German got, Old Irish guth voice)  
God-fearing  
      adj   pious; devout  
a God-fearing people     
God's acre  
      n  
Literary   a churchyard or burial ground  
     (C17: translation of German Gottesacker)  
house of God  
      n   a church, temple, or chapel  
Lamb of God  
      n   a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death  
man of God  
      n  
1    a saint or prophet  
2    a clergyman  
Mother of God  
      n   a title given to the Virgin Mary: used in Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches to emphasize the belief that Jesus was God  
son of God  
      n     (Bible)  
1    an angelic being  
2    a Christian believer  
sun-god  
      n  
1    the sun considered as a personal deity  
2    a deity associated with the sun or controlling its movements  
tin god  
      n  
1    a self-important dictatorial person  
2    a person erroneously regarded as holy or venerable  

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Oh My God
[Abbrev.]
n.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
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