Synonyms of heaven in English:

heaven


See definition of heaven

noun

1‘those who practised good deeds would receive the reward of a place in heaven’

SYNONYMS

paradise, nirvana, the kingdom of heaven, the promised land, the heavenly kingdom, the City of God, the celestial city, the abode of God, the abode of the saints, the abode of the angels, Zion, Abraham's bosom, the empyrean

the beyond, the hereafter, the next world, the next life, the afterworld, the afterlife

happy hunting ground

the New Jerusalem

Swarga

Elysium, the Elysian Fields, the Islands of the Blessed

Valhalla

Avalon

ANTONYMS

hell, purgatory

2‘lying by the pool with a good book is my idea of heaven’

SYNONYMS

ecstasy, bliss, rapture, contentment, happiness, delight, joy, felicity, supreme happiness, supreme joy, perfect contentment, seventh heaven, cloud nine

paradise, Eden, Utopia, nirvana, Shangri-La, idyll

literary Arcadia, Arcady

ANTONYMS

misery, hell on earth

3‘Galileo used a telescope to observe the heavens’

SYNONYMS

the sky, the skies, the upper atmosphere, the stratosphere

literary the firmament, the vault of heaven, the blue, the blue yonder, the wide blue yonder, the welkin, the ether, the empyrean, the azure, the upper regions, the sphere, the celestial sphere

usually "the heavens"

Phrases

    in seventh heaven

      SYNONYMS

      ecstatic, euphoric, thrilled, elated, delighted, overjoyed, on cloud nine, on cloud seven, treading on air, walking on air, jubilant, rapturous, beside oneself with joy, jumping for joy, exultant, transported, delirious, enraptured, blissful, in raptures, like a child with a new toy

      informal

      over the moon, on top of the world, on a high, tickled pink, as pleased as Punch, cock-a-hoop, as happy as a sandboy

      British informal

      as happy as Larry

      Northern English informal

      made up

      North American informal

      as happy as a clam

      Australian informal

      wrapped

    move heaven and earth

      ‘if he had truly loved her he would have moved heaven and earth to get her back’

      SYNONYMS

      try one's hardest, try as hard as one can, do one's best, do one's utmost, do all one can, give one's all, make every effort, spare no effort, put oneself out

      informal

      strive, struggle, exert oneself, work hard, endeavour, try

      informal

      bend over backwards, do one's damnedest, go all out, pull out all the stops, bust a gut, break one's neck, kill oneself

      North American informal

      do one's darnedest, do one's durnedest

      Australian NZ informal

      go for the doctor