God

noun
1》 (in Christianity and other monotheistic religions) the creator and ruler of the universe; the supreme being.
2》 (god) a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature or human fortunes; a deity.
    ↘an image of a god; an idol.
3》 (god) a greatly admired or influential person.
4》 (the gods) informal the gallery in a theatre.
exclamation used for emphasis or to express surprise, anger, distress, etc.
Phrases
God's acre archaic a churchyard.
God the Father (in Christian doctrine) the first person of the Trinity, God as creator and supreme authority.
God the Son (in Christian doctrine) Christ regarded as the second person of the Trinity; God as incarnate and resurrected saviour.
play God behave as if all-powerful.
with God dead and in heaven.
Derivatives
godhood noun
godlike adjective
godship noun
godward adjective & adverb
godwards adverb
Origin
OE, of Gmc origin.

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