Heaven

Definition of Heaven

Heav´en   Pronunciation: hĕv´'nd
n.1.The expanse of space surrounding the earth; esp., that which seems to be over the earth like a great arch or dome; the firmament; the sky; the place where the sun, moon, and stars appear; - often used in the plural in this sense.
I never saw the heavens so dim by day.
- Shak.
When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven.
- D. Webster.
2.The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.
Unto the God of love, high heaven's King.
- Spenser.
It is a knell
That summons thee to heaven or to hell.
- Shak.
New thoughts of God, new hopes of Heaven.
- Keble.
3.The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; - used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.; as, heaven helps those who help themselves.
Her prayers, whom Heaven delights to hear.
- Shak.
The will
And high permission of all-ruling Heaven.
- Milton.
4.Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.
O bed! bed! delicious bed!
That heaven upon earth to the weary head!
- Hood.
v. t.1.To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.
[imp. & p. p. Heavened (hĕv"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Heavening.]
We are happy as the bird whose nest
Is heavened in the hush of purple hills.
- G. Massey.

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