grace (Meaning)

Wordnet

grace (n)

(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence

elegance and beauty of movement or expression

a sense of propriety and consideration for others

a disposition to kindness and compassion

a period of time past the deadline for fulfilling an obligation during which a penalty that would be imposed for being late is waived, especially an extended period granted as a special favor

(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors

a short prayer of thanks before a meal

(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God

Wordnet

grace (v)

make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

be beautiful to look at

Webster

grace (n.)

The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred.

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.

The prerogative of mercy execised by the executive, as pardon.

The same prerogative when exercised in the form of equitable relief through chancery.

Fortune; luck; -- used commonly with hard or sorry when it means misfortune.

Inherent excellence; any endowment or characteristic fitted to win favor or confer pleasure or benefit.

Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness; commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form.

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.

The title of a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop, and formerly of the king of England.

Thanks.

A petition for grace; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered, before or after a meal.

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.

An act, vote, or decree of the government of the institution; a degree or privilege conferred by such vote or decree.

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

grace (v. t.)

To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.

To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor.

To supply with heavenly grace.

To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.

grace Sentence Examples

  1. She moved with a grace that was both effortless and captivating.
  2. The ballet dancer's movements were characterized by elegance and grace.
  3. He extended his arm to her with a gesture of grace and chivalry.
  4. The grace period for late submissions was extended by a week.
  5. Despite her challenges, she carried herself with dignity and grace.
  6. The apology was delivered with sincerity and grace, softening the blow.
  7. The gesture of grace extended to the fallen opponent demonstrated true sportsmanship.
  8. The old oak tree stood tall and proud, its gnarled branches showing its age with grace.
  9. With grace and aplomb, the speaker delivered a powerful message that moved the audience.
  10. The surgeon's hands possessed a steady grace as they performed the delicate operation.

FAQs About the word grace

(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence, elegance and beauty of movement or expression, a sen

mercy, privilege, courtesy, indulgence,kindness, service,blessing, turn, dispensation, boon

hindrance, obstacle, impediment, interference,interference, impediment, hindrance, obstacle,hurdle, hurdle

She moved with a grace that was both effortless and captivating.

The ballet dancer's movements were characterized by elegance and grace.

He extended his arm to her with a gesture of grace and chivalry.

The grace period for late submissions was extended by a week.