God NOUN 1) (in Christianity and other monotheistic religions) the creator and supreme ruler of the universe. 2) (god) a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature and human fortunes. 3) (god) a greatly admired or influential person. 4) (the gods) informal the gallery in a theatre.
EXCLAMATION used to express surprise, anger, etc. or for emphasis.
God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost — Cf. ↑God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost
God Save the Queen (or King) — Cf. ↑God Save the Queen
DERIVATIVES godhood noun godlike adjective godward adjective & adverb.
ORIGIN Old English.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • Godhood — God hood, n. [God + hood. Cf. {Godhead}.] Divine nature or essence; deity; godhead. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • godhood — [gäb′hood΄] n. [ME godhod: see HOOD] the state or quality of being a god; divinity …   English World dictionary

  • godhood — ˌhu̇d noun ( s) Usage: sometimes capitalized Etymology: Middle English godhod, from god + hod hood 1. : godhead 1 millions venerate the cow as a symbol of life and godhood New York Times 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • godhood — /ˈgɒdhʊd/ (say godhood) noun divine character; godship …   Australian English dictionary

  • godhood — noun Date: 1563 divinity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • godhood — /god hood/, n. divine character or condition; divinity. [1175 1225; ME; OE godhad. See GOD, HOOD] * * * …   Universalium

  • godhood — noun The state of being a god; divinity …   Wiktionary

  • godhood — n. divinity, quality of being divine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • godhood — god·hood …   English syllables

  • godhood — god•hood [[t]ˈgɒd hʊd[/t]] n. rel divine character or condition • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

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