deity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dē'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. a god or goddess.
  2. divine character or nature, esp. that of the Supreme Being; divinity.
  3. the estate or rank of a god: The king attained deity after his death.
  4. a person or thing revered as a god or goddess: a society in which money is the only deity.
  5. God; Supreme Being.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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