- God. Abbreviation: D.
Origin of Deus
sicut patribus, sit Deus nobis
- as with our fathers, may God be with us: motto of Boston.
- God (be) with you.
- God wills (it): cry of the Crusaders.
- God enriches: motto of Arizona.
Examples from the Web for deus
Contemporary Examples of deus
He made it all happen; the deus ex machina of the whole thing.Republicans Are Racists? No, It’s Just All a Big Coincidence
April 25, 2014
Then out of the mist, a whirring of helicopter blades, and, deus ex machina, a man descends fromt he chopper to winch you aboard.Girl Rescued by Prince William Speaks!
August 30, 2012
By the end of each half hour, conflict has been quickly resolved, often by some deus ex machina.Happy 25th Birthday, Golden Girls!
November 12, 2010
Historical Examples of deus
Both of the man and this, his last memorial, we may say Deus fecit.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
Nor do we behold a deus ex machina who is certain to do all that is mild and just.A Miscellany of Men
G. K. Chesterton
"Deus" and Θεὁς ought to be added to the same class of words.Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I
Friedrich Max Mller
Deus and Hercules synonymous, 250;meaning of Deus Fidhius, 250.The Round Towers of Ireland
Deus in adjutiorum meum intende: Domine, ad adjuvandum me festina.The Serf
Word Origin for Deus
"God, a god," see Zeus; c.1300 as a French interjection; never nativized, but appearing in adopted Latin expressions such as deus absconditus "hidden god."