Posted by: RealisticRecovery | February 1, 2009

Definition of “God”, from


noun, verb, god-ded, god-ding, interjection


1.     the one Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe.
2.     the Supreme Being considered with reference to a particular attribute: the God of Islam.
3.     (lowercase) one of several deities, esp. a male deity, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs.
4.     (often lowercase) a supreme being according to some particular conception: the god of mercy.
5.     Christian Science. the Supreme Being, understood as Life, Truth, Love, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Principle.
6.     (lowercase) an image of a deity; an idol.
7.     (lowercase) any deified person or object.
8.     (often lowercase) Gods, Theater.
a.     the upper balcony in a theater.
b.     the spectators in this part of the balcony.

–verb (used with object)

9.     (lowercase) to regard or treat as a god; deify; idolize.
10.     (used to express disappointment, disbelief, weariness, frustration, annoyance, or the like): God, do we have to listen to this nonsense?
bef. 900; ME, OE; c. D god, G Gott, ON goth, Goth guth


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