Synonyms of divine in English

: divine1divine2


See definition of divine


1‘Jesus is one person in both divine and human natures’


godly, godlike, angelic, seraphic, saintly, beatific

spiritual, heavenly, celestial, holy

rare empyrean, deiform, deific



2‘he could not be persuaded to attend divine worship’


religious, holy, sacred, sanctified, consecrated, blessed, devotional, devoted to God, dedicated to God

3‘don't you think he looks rather divine?’


lovely, handsome, beautiful, good-looking, prepossessing, charming, delightful, appealing, engaging, winsome, ravishing, gorgeous, bewitching, beguiling

wonderful, glorious, marvellous, excellent, superlative, perfect

delicious, mouth-watering, delectable

Northern English Scottish bonny

heavenly, sublime, dreamy, sensational, knockout, stunning, super, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, great, tasty, fanciable, easy on the eye, a sight for sore eyes, as nice as pie

British brilliant, brill, smashing

North American cute

NZ Australian beaut

formal beauteous

dated taking

archaic comely, fair

rare sightly


mundane, dreadful


1‘puritan divines were concentrated on the salvation of the human soul’


theologian, clergyman, member of the clergy, churchman, churchwoman, cleric, ecclesiastic, man of the cloth, man of God, holy man, holy woman, preacher, priest

Scottish kirkman

informal reverend, Holy Joe, sky pilot

Australian informal josser

Synonyms of divine in English

: divine1divine2


See definition of divine


1‘Fergus had divined how afraid she was’


guess, surmise, conjecture, suspect, suppose, assume, presume, deduce, infer, work out, theorize, hypothesize

discern, intuit, perceive, recognize, see, realize, appreciate, understand, grasp, apprehend, comprehend

North American figure

informal figure out, latch on to, cotton on to, catch on to, tumble to, get, get the picture

British informal twig, suss

North American informal savvy

rare cognize

2‘they had divined through omens that this was an auspicious day’


foretell, predict, prophesy, forecast, foresee, prognosticate

forewarn, forebode

archaic previse, presage, foreshow, croak

Scottish archaic spae

rare vaticinate, auspicate

3‘he divined water supplies for desert troops’


dowse, find by dowsing