God - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡɑːd|  American pronunciation of the word god
Brit.  |ɡɒd|  British pronunciation of the word god

noun

- the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
- any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force (syn: deity, divinity, immortal)
- a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people

he was a god among men

- a material effigy that is worshipped(syn: idol)

money was his god

Examples

Does she believe in God?

I pray to God that no one was seriously injured in the accident.

the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt

a myth about the god of war

a professor who was regarded as a kind of god

a guitar god like Jimi Hendrix

Mars, the god of war

To his fans he is a god.

Money became his god.

he was a god among men

Word forms

noun
singular: god
plural: gods
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