God

Definition of God

Pronunciation: gǒd
a. & n.1.Good.
n.1.A being conceived of as possessing supernatural power, and to be propitiated by sacrifice, worship, etc.; a divinity; a deity; an object of worship; an idol.
He maketh a god, and worshipeth it.
- Is. xliv. 15.
2.The Supreme Being; the eternal and infinite Spirit, the Creator, and the Sovereign of the universe; Jehovah.
3.A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard.
Whose god is their belly.
- Phil. iii. 19.
4.Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power.
Act of God
(Law) See under Act.
Gallery gods
the occupants of the highest and cheapest gallery of a theater.
God's acre
a burial place; a churchyard. See under Acre.
God's house
a - An almshouse.
b - A church.
God's penny
earnest penny.
God's Sunday
Easter.
- Beau. & Fl.
v. t.1.To treat as a god; to idolize.

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