Synonyms of grace in English:

grace


See definition of grace

noun

1‘she has the natural grace of a ballerina’

SYNONYMS

elegance, stylishness, poise, finesse, charm

gracefulness, dexterity, adroitness

deftness, fluidity of movement, fluency, flow, suppleness, smoothness, ease, effortlessness, naturalness, neatness, precision, agility, nimbleness, light-footedness

informal poetry in motion

rare flowingness, lightsomeness

ANTONYMS

stiffness, inelegance

2‘he at least had the grace to look sheepish’

SYNONYMS

courtesy, courteousness, politeness, manners, good manners, mannerliness, civility, decorum, decency, propriety, breeding, respect, respectfulness

consideration, thought, thoughtfulness, tact, tactfulness, diplomacy, etiquette

humorous couth

ANTONYMS

effrontery

3‘Americans found it hard to see another president fall from grace’

SYNONYMS

favour, approval, approbation, acceptance, commendation, esteem, regard, respect, preferment, liking, support, goodwill

ANTONYMS

disfavour

4‘he was granted a house by grace of the king’

SYNONYMS

favour, good will, generosity, kindness, benefaction, beneficence, indulgence

5‘they have been given five days' grace to decide’

SYNONYMS

deferment, deferral, postponement, suspension, putting back, putting off, adjournment, delay, shelving, rescheduling, interruption, arrest, pause

respite, stay, moratorium, reprieve

North American tabling

North American continuation

rare put-off

6‘say grace’

SYNONYMS

prayer of thanks, thanksgiving, blessing, benediction


verb

1‘the occasion was graced by the presence of Lady Thomson’

SYNONYMS

dignify, distinguish, add distinction to, add dignity to, honour, bestow honour on, favour, enhance, add lustre to, magnify, ennoble, glorify, elevate, make lofty, aggrandize, upgrade

2‘the dolphin fresco may originally have graced the floor of an upper chamber’

SYNONYMS

adorn, embellish, decorate, furnish, ornament, add ornament to, enhance

beautify, prettify, enrich, bedeck, deck, deck out, garnish, emblazon, gild, set off

informal get up, do up, do out

literary bejewel, bedizen, caparison, furbelow


Phrases

    with good grace

      ‘we accept the decision with good grace’

      SYNONYMS

      willingly, without hesitation, unhesitatingly, gladly, happily, cheerfully, with pleasure, without reluctance, ungrudgingly, voluntarily

      eagerly, promptly, quickly