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God vs. Deity

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Godnoun

A deity or supreme being; a supernatural, typically immortal, being with superior powers.

‘The most frequently used name for the Islamic god is Allah.’;

Deitynoun

: the state, position, or fact of being a god.

Godnoun

alternative case form of God.

Deitynoun

A supernatural divine being; a god or goddess.

Godnoun

An idol.

Deitynoun

The collection of attributes which make up the nature of a god; divinity; godhead; as, the deity of the Supreme Being is seen in his works.

‘They declared with emphasis the perfect deity and the perfect manhood of Christ.’;

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Godnoun

A representation of a deity, especially a statue or statuette.

Deitynoun

A god or goddess; a heathen god.

‘To worship calves, the deitiesOf Egypt.’; ‘This great poet and philosopher [Simonides], the more he contemplated the nature of the Deity, found that he waded but the more out of his depth.’;

Godnoun

Something or someone particularly revered, worshipped, idealized, admired and/or followed.

Deitynoun

any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

Godnoun

(metaphor) A person in a high position of authority, importance or influence.

Deity

A deity or god is a supernatural being considered divine or sacred. The Oxford Dictionary of English defines deity as a god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion), or anything revered as divine.

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Godnoun

(metaphor) A powerful ruler or tyrant.

Godnoun

(colloquial) An exceedingly handsome man.

‘Lounging on the beach were several Greek gods.’;

Godnoun

(Internet) The person who owns and runs a multi-user dungeon.

Godproper noun

alternative form of God

Godverb

To idolize.

Godverb

To deify.

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Godadjective

Good.

Godnoun

A being conceived of as possessing supernatural power, and to be propitiated by sacrifice, worship, etc.; a divinity; a deity; an object of worship; an idol.

‘He maketh a god, and worshipeth it.’; ‘The race of Israel . . . bowing lowly downTo bestial gods.’;

Godnoun

The Supreme Being; the eternal and infinite Spirit, the Creator, and the Sovereign of the universe; Jehovah.

‘God is a Spirit; and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.’;

Godnoun

A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard.

‘Whose god is their belly.’;

Godnoun

Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power.

Godverb

To treat as a god; to idolize.

Godnoun

the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions

Godnoun

any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

Godnoun

a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people;

‘he was a god among men’;

Godnoun

a material effigy that is worshipped as a god;

‘thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image’; ‘money was his god’;

God

In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the supreme being, creator, and principal object of faith. God is usually conceived of as being omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent and omnibenevolent as well as having an eternal and necessary existence.

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