Meaning of God

God

Pronunciation: (god), [key]
— n., v., interj. god•ded, god•ding,
—n.
  1. the one Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe.
  2. the Supreme Being considered with reference to a particular attribute: the God of Islam.
  3. (l.c.) one of several deities, esp. a male deity, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs.
  4. (often l.c.) a supreme being according to some particular conception: the god of mercy.
  5. the Supreme Being, understood as Life, Truth, Love, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Principle.
  6. (l.c.) an image of a deity; an idol.
  7. (l.c.) any deified person or object.
  8. (often l.c.)
    1. the upper balcony in a theater.
    2. the spectators in this part of the balcony.
—v.t.
  1. (l.c.) to regard or treat as a god; deify; idolize.
—interj.
  1. (used to express disappointment, disbelief, weariness, frustration, annoyance, or the like): God, do we have to listen to this nonsense?
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • God (Thesaurus)