Definition for DI-VINE'

DI-VINE', a. [L. divinus, from divus, a god, coinciding in origin with deus, θεος.]

  1. Pertaining to the true God; as, the divine nature; divine perfections.
  2. Pertaining to a heathen deity, or to false gods.
  3. Partaking of the nature of God. Half human, half divine. – Dryden.
  4. Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments.
  5. Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; extraordinary; apparently above what is human. In this application the word admits of comparison; as, a divine invention; a divine genius; the divinest mind. – Davies. A divine sentence is in the lips of the king. – Prov. xvi.
  6. Presageful; foreboding; prescient. [Not used.] – Milton.
  7. Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.

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