- resembling or befitting a god or God; divine
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god•like (god′līk′),USA pronunciation adj.
- like or befitting God or a god;
- God + -like 1505–15
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godlike /ˈɡɒdˌlaɪk/ adj
God /gɑd/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Religion[proper noun; no article] the creator and ruler of the universe in certain religions, as Judaism, Christianity, or Islam;
the Supreme Being.
- Religion one of several beings thought to live forever, esp. one that is male (opposed to goddess), having power over some portion of worldly affairs;
deity:[god; countable]the Greek and Roman gods.
- Religion any person or object held in great reverence, awe, or respect, or one thought to be important:[god; countable]His gods were money and power.
- Sometimes Offensive. This word is sometimes used to express disappointment, disbelief, frustration, or the like.
God (god),USA pronunciation n., v., god•ded, god•ding, interj.
- Religionthe one Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe.
- Religionthe Supreme Being considered with reference to a particular attribute:the God of Islam.
- Religion(l.c.) one of several deities, esp. a male deity, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs.
- Religion(often l.c.) a supreme being according to some particular conception:the god of mercy.
- Religion[Christian Science.]the Supreme Being, understood as Life, Truth, Love, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Principle.
- Religion(l.c.) an image of a deity;
- Religion(l.c.) any deified person or object.
- Show Business(often l.c.) Gods, [Theat.]
- the upper balcony in a theater.
- the spectators in this part of the balcony.
- (l.c.) to regard or treat as a god;
- (used to express disappointment, disbelief, weariness, frustration, annoyance, or the like):God, do we have to listen to this nonsense?
- bef. 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch god, German Gott, Old Norse goth, Gothic guth
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