Nearby words

  1. divider,
  2. dividers,
  3. dividual,
  4. divination,
  5. divinatory,
  6. divine comedy,
  7. divine healing,
  8. divine liturgy,
  9. divine mind,
  10. divine mother

Origin of divine

1275–1325; Middle English < Latin dīvīnus, equivalent to dīv(us) god + -īnus -ine1; replacing Middle English devin(e) < Old French devin < Latin, as above

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British Dictionary definitions for divinely

divine

/ (dɪˈvaɪn) /

adjective

noun

the divine (often capital) another term for God
a priest, esp one learned in theology

verb

Derived Formsdivinable, adjectivedivinely, adverbdivineness, noundiviner, noun

Word Origin for divine

C14: from Latin dīvīnus, from dīvus a god; related to deus a god

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Word Origin and History for divinely
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