Meaning of GOD in English

(SPIRIT), female also goddess [noun] [C] - a spirit or being believed to control some part of the universe or life and often worshipped for doing so, or a representation of the beingAphrodite was the ancient Greek goddess of love.Many ancient civilizations had the same gods but with different names.The Egyptian physician and architect Imhotep was worshipped as a god after he died.Some of his most devoted fans think of Elvis Presley as a god (= as having qualities that make him better than other people).He treats that motorbike of his like a god (= it is the most important thing to him).See also gods.A god can also be someone who is very important to you, whom you admire very much, and who greatly influences you.Josie's older brother is her god.To make a god of someone or something is to consider them to be more important than anything else.Keeping fit is a good idea, but there's no need to make a god of it. [T](saying) 'Those whom the Gods love die young'.(saying) 'Those who the Gods would destroy, they first make mad'.

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