theo-


a combining form meaning “god,” used in the formation of compound words: theocrat.

Nearby words

  1. thenard's blue,
  2. thenardite,
  3. thence,
  4. thenceforth,
  5. thenceforward,
  6. theobald,
  7. theobald, lewis,
  8. theobromine,
  9. theocentric,
  10. theocentricity

Also especially before a vowel, the-.

Origin of theo-

< Greek, combining form of theós

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British Dictionary definitions for theo-

theo-

before a vowel the-

combining form

indicating God or godstheology

Word Origin for theo-

from Greek theos god

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