Meaning of GOD in English

/god/ , n. , v. , godded, godding , interj.


1. the one Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe.

2. the Supreme Being considered with reference to a particular attribute: the God of Islam.

3. ( l.c. ) one of several deities, esp. a male deity, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs.

4. ( often l.c. ) a supreme being according to some particular conception: the god of mercy.

5. Christian Science. the Supreme Being, understood as Life, Truth, Love, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Principle.

6. ( l.c. ) an image of a deity; an idol.

7. ( l.c. ) any deified person or object.

8. ( often l.c. ) Gods , Theat.

a. the upper balcony in a theater.

b. the spectators in this part of the balcony.


9. ( l.c. ) to regard or treat as a god; deify; idolize.


10. (used to express disappointment, disbelief, weariness, frustration, annoyance, or the like): God, do we have to listen to this nonsense?

[ bef. 900; ME, OE; c. D god, G Gott, ON goth, Goth guth ]

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