godlike


godlike
God NOUN 1) (in Christianity and other monotheistic religions) the creator and supreme ruler of the universe. 2) (god) a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature and human fortunes. 3) (god) a greatly admired or influential person. 4) (the gods) informal the gallery in a theatre.
EXCLAMATION used to express surprise, anger, etc. or for emphasis.
God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost — Cf. ↑God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost
God Save the Queen (or King) — Cf. ↑God Save the Queen
DERIVATIVES godhood noun godlike adjective godward adjective & adverb.
ORIGIN Old English.

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