1. [ noun ] (religion) the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
Synonyms: Supreme_Being
Related terms: spiritual_being Godhead Allah Yahweh
2. [ noun ] (religion) any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Synonyms: divinity deity immortal
Related terms: spiritual_being saint Buddha goddess war_god Celtic_deity Egyptian_deity daemon Semitic_deity Hindu_deity Fates Morpheus Norse_deity Anglo-Saxon_deity Chinese_deity Japanese_deity Persian_deity earth-god demiurge Greco-Roman_deity Greek_deity Roman_deity Quetzalcoatl Teutonic_deity Bodhisattva Phrygian_deity demogorgon hypnos Arhat sun-god sea-god zombi pantheon
3. [ noun ] a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people

"he was a god among men"

Related terms: superior
4. [ noun ] (religion) a material effigy that is worshipped as a god
Synonyms: idol graven_image

"thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image" "money was his god"

Related terms: effigy joss golden_calf juggernaut idolize
Similar spelling:   good