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Definitions of grace

  1. To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To supply with heavenly grace. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To adorn or decorate; honor; dignify; favor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Three days allowed for the payment of a note or bill of exchange, after being due acc. to its date. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To mark with favor; adorn. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To adorn; honor; gratify. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To adorn; to favour; to honour. Day of grace, time of probation. Days of grace, the days allowed for the payment of a bill after it becomes due. See Graces. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To adorn; to honour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. (Bhristian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin". Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The divine favor toward man; the mercy of God, as distinguished from His justice; also, any benefits His mercy imparts; divine love or pardon; a state of acceptance with God; enjoyment of the divine favor. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The prerogative of mercy execised by the executive, as pardon. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The same prerogative when exercised in the form of equitable relief through chancery. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Inherent excellence; any endowment or characteristic fitted to win favor or confer pleasure or benefit. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness; commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Graceful and beautiful females, sister goddesses, represented by ancient writers as the attendants sometimes of Apollo but oftener of Venus. They were commonly mentioned as three in number; namely, Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, and were regarded as the inspirers of the qualities which give attractiveness to wisdom, love, and social intercourse. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. The title of a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop, and formerly of the king of England. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Thanks. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A petition for grace; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered, before or after a meal. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Ornamental notes or short passages, either introduced by the performer, or indicated by the composer, in which case the notation signs are called grace notes, appeggiaturas, turns, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. An act, vote, or decree of the government of the institution; a degree or privilege conferred by such vote or decree. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A play designed to promote or display grace of motion. It consists in throwing a small hoop from one player to another, by means of two sticks in the hands of each. Called also grace hoop or hoops. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Fortune; luck; - used commonly with hard or sorry when it means misfortune. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Excellence of character; attractiveness or charm; beauty of form or movement; disposition to benefit or serve another; kindness; the unmerited favor and love of God towards man; spiritual excellence; virtue; a brief prayer before or after meals; a respectful title of address applied to an archbishop or duke. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Easy elegance in form or manner: what adorns and commends to favor: mercy, pardon: the undeserved kindness and mercy of God: divine influence: eternal life or salvation: a short prayer at meat: the title of a duke or an archbishop:-pl. (with good) favor, friendship: (myth.) the three sister goddesses in whom beauty was deified. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Favor; pardon; divine favor; elegance; a short prayer at meat. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. Beauty of form, motion, or speech. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Any attractive quality. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Clemency; divine favor or influence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A brief prayer before or after a meal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. Favour; good-will; the free unmerited love and favour of God in itself or its effect on the heart; mercy; pardon; privilege; elegance or ease of form or manner; natural or acquired excollence; beauty; embellishment; the title of a duke or an archbishop; a short prayer before or after meat; in English universities, an act, vote, or decree of the government of the institution. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. Favour; goodwill; the free and unmerited favour of God; a state of reconciliation to God; mercy; pardon; the Gospel; elegance; any natural or acquired excellence; behaviour, considered as good or bad-as, he did it with a very bad grace; privilege; a short prayer before or after a meal; the title used in addressing a duke or an archbishop. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for grace

  1. " Aunt Grace I insist upon your being silent. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  2. " Why, I will just take her home with me," said Aunt Grace gently. – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston
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