(a.) Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will.
(a.) Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments.
(a.) Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.
(a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods.
(a.) Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the divinest mind. Sir J. Davies.
(a.) Presageful; foreboding; prescient.
(a.) Relating to divinity or theology.
(a.) One skilled in divinity; a theologian.
(a.) A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
(v. t.) To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture.
(v. t.) To foretell; to predict; to presage.
(v. t.) To render divine; to deify.
(v. i.) To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications.
(v. i.) To have or feel a presage or foreboding.
(v. i.) To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.
(1) Here the miracle of the Lohans' baby was divinely ordained and fulfilled the entitlement of every woman to have a child.
(2) We’re all very upset right now,” said Daniel Ray, 24, in his third year of the divinity master’s degree program.
(3) Back then they claimed a divine right to rule over Afghanistan.
(4) As over-the-top as Ray Lewis often seems in his sermonizing give him this: when football is at its most dramatic it really does at least feel like there's something akin to a divine plan at work.
(5) As Labour has no real polices that I can divine, the idea of making it less testosterone-driven somehow interested me.
(6) It may be hard to tell in the latest show from the outrageously talented Meow Meow, a woman whose divinely sung and cleverly structured shows often give the impression of organised chaos.
(7) Baum (a surgeon), Bass (a psychiatrist), Whitehorn (a journalist), and Campbell (a professor of divinity) comment on the case as presented and on three hypothetical complicating situations involving the girl's request for plastic surgery to please her abusive father, the possibility of pregnancy, and physical injury from sexual assault.
(8) It's almost like a divinely inspired Hemingway writing in those parts.
(9) Because he is mad for them and I was like, you do not think they have gone the tiniest bit school run, as in Elle McPherson klaxon, but Mr Karzai was like, when something is a serious classic like a divine Turkman robe or the perfect ankle boot, it can survive any brand damage?
(10) The song is that musical embodiment of bittersweet chemical comedown when you still feel divine but your heart skips a beat and you don't always quite catch your breath."
(11) "But North Korea is not moving towards a collective system: it's all about the one leader … It's the divine right of Kims."
(12) A poor citizen can’t even find one kilogramme of rice on the street,” he said, arguing that the country’s rulers would face divine judgment for what they were doing to the poor.
(13) Everyone knew that if he'd wanted to he could have become professor of divinity at St Andrews, but academia was too dry for him.
(14) On 15 September, business leaders from Bridgeport, Connecticut – a down-at-heel port town on Long Island Sound - gathered just outside town in the Friendship Baptist Church to pray for divine intervention in a matter of business.
(15) So soon afterwards, here was their new leader telling them they had made a cataclysmic error: far from divine, Stalin was satanic.
(16) After World War II, he renounced his divinity and became the symbol of both the state and the unity of the people.
(17) Fuelled by latent ambition (and maybe a bit of that coke), Joan – with the help of some divine Cosgrovian intervention – decided she could turn her hand to producing ads.
(18) I'd get it from a shop called Hanna in Beirut – just divine.
(19) There might be tales of divine intervention (Newton believed doomsday would be in the 21st century, calculated from clues in the Bible), or the idea that a bloody war would end up causing so many casualties that nations would suffer and wither away.
(20) Its method permits access to the subjective, individual aspects of the development of belief and of the relationship to the divinity, as well as to the critical moments of their developmental reorganization.
(n.) Anything read or recited to a teacher by a pupil or learner; something, as a portion of a book, assigned to a pupil to be studied or learned at one time.
(n.) That which is learned or taught by an express effort; instruction derived from precept, experience, observation, or deduction; a precept; a doctrine; as, to take or give a lesson in drawing.
(n.) A portion of Scripture read in divine service for instruction; as, here endeth the first lesson.
(n.) A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning.
(n.) An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study.
(v. t.) To teach; to instruct.
(1) Alternatively, try the Hawaii Fish O nights, every Friday from 26 July until the end of August, featuring a one-hour paddleboard lesson, followed by a fish-and-chip supper looking out over the waves you've just battled (£16.75).
(2) The only lesson I’ll learn from this is don’t win in the third round.
(3) As the Independent prepares to bring out its new daily, i, what lessons could it take from its namesake in Portugal ?
(4) The £1m fine, proposed during the Leveson inquiry into press standards, was designed to demonstrate how seriously the industry was taking lessons learned after the failure of the Press Complains Commission tto investigate phone hacking at the News of the World.
(5) The lesson, spelled out by Oak Creek's mayor, Steve Saffidi, was that it shouldn't have taken a tragedy for Sikhs, or anyone else, to find acceptance.
(6) Lessons have been learned from previous Games, not least London 2012, in how to best frame the sporting action for maximum impact – not only for those watching on television but those attending in person.
(7) Children as young as 18 months start by sliding on tiny skis in soft supple boots, while over-threes have more formal lessons in the snow playground.
(8) On Sunday, a spokesman for the Ministry of Justice confirmed a serious further offence review would take place to see if lessons can be learned from the case.
(9) Among the implications of the less-than-impressive substantive results of the MWTA is the lesson that while a crisis can tilt the political balance in favor of regulatory legislation, it cannot as readily produce the consensus required to sustain that regulation at the levels promised in the legislation.
(10) Lord Mandelson told bankers today that the one-off tax that will be imposed on their bonuses in today's pre-budget report was not designed to "teach them a lesson".
(11) But when he decided to teach you a lesson, he was relentless, and he took no prisoners.
(12) There are harsh lessons in football and we have learned some over the last week.” Two James Milner penalties and goals from the impressive Adam Lallana, Sadio Mané and Philippe Coutinho took Liverpool’s tally to 24 in eight games.
(13) But you have to accept it, learn fast and mature, to be strong.” It would be a decade before those lessons needed to applied again.
(14) Mr Cameron said on Thursday that our duty is "to honour those who served; to remember those who died; and to ensure that the lessons learned live with us for ever".
(15) Our latest Global development podcast explores the lessons the Ebola outbreak can teach us about global health inequality, looking at the weaknesses in the current response, the shortfall in global health spending, and the actions required to prevent further outbreaks.
(16) Cameron also believes the planned peace talks can lure Assad's acolytes to break with their leader by vowing that if he goes, the existing military and security services will be preserved, saying the aim was "to learn the lessons of Iraq".
(17) According to Krugman, our governments have failed to learn the lessons of the Great Depression.
(18) One theory is that the army have learned the lesson of 2012 – the year they ruled Egypt and turned the people against them – that they will protect their interests and their privileged position and return as soon as possible to the director's chair – in the shadows.
(19) The lessons from successful, modern economies is that the state has to be active in supporting, promoting, and demanding innovation in order to flourish.
(20) The British and Canadian experiences provide lessons from which America can profit, and the Oregon health plan is an experiment in this direction.