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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 god /ˈgɑd ||ˈgɔd/
 上帝,神;被極度崇拜的人或物

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 God n.
 1. 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.   --Is. xliv. 15.
 The race of Israel . . . bowing lowly down
 To bestial gods.   --Milton.
 2. 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.   --John iv. 24.
 3. A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard.
    Whose god is their belly.   --Phil. iii. 19.
 4. Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power. [R.]
 Act of God. Law See under Act.
 Gallery gods, the occupants of the highest and cheapest gallery of a theater. [Colloq.]
 God's acre, God's field, a burial place; a churchyard. See under Acre.
 God's house. (a) An almshouse. [Obs.] (b) A church.
 God's penny, earnest penny. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
 God's Sunday, Easter.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 God a. & n. Good. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 God, v. t. To treat as a god; to idolize. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 God
      n 1: the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and
           omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the
           universe; the object of worship in monotheistic
           religions [syn: Supreme Being]
      2: any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part
         of the world or some aspect of life or who is the
         personification of a force [syn: deity, divinity, immortal]
      3: a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity
         to other people; "he was a god among men"
      4: a material effigy that is worshipped as a god; "thou shalt
         not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god"
         [syn: idol, graven image]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 God
    (A.S. and Dutch God; Dan. Gud; Ger. Gott), the name of the
    Divine Being. It is the rendering (1) of the Hebrew _'El_, from
    a word meaning to be strong; (2) of _'Eloah_, plural _'Elohim_.
    The singular form, _Eloah_, is used only in poetry. The plural
    form is more commonly used in all parts of the Bible, The Hebrew
    word Jehovah (q.v.), the only other word generally employed to
    denote the Supreme Being, is uniformly rendered in the
    Authorized Version by "LORD," printed in small capitals. The
    existence of God is taken for granted in the Bible. There is
    nowhere any argument to prove it. He who disbelieves this truth
    is spoken of as one devoid of understanding (Ps. 14:1).
      The arguments generally adduced by theologians in proof of the
    being of God are:
      (1.) The a priori argument, which is the testimony afforded by
    reason.
      (2.) The a posteriori argument, by which we proceed logically
    from the facts of experience to causes. These arguments are,
      (a) The cosmological, by which it is proved that there must be
    a First Cause of all things, for every effect must have a cause.
      (b) The teleological, or the argument from design. We see
    everywhere the operations of an intelligent Cause in nature.
      (c) The moral argument, called also the anthropological
    argument, based on the moral consciousness and the history of
    mankind, which exhibits a moral order and purpose which can only
    be explained on the supposition of the existence of God.
    Conscience and human history testify that "verily there is a God
    that judgeth in the earth."
      The attributes of God are set forth in order by Moses in Ex.
    34:6,7. (see also Deut. 6:4; 10:17; Num. 16:22; Ex. 15:11;
    33:19; Isa. 44:6; Hab. 3:6; Ps. 102:26; Job 34:12.) They are
    also systematically classified in Rev. 5:12 and 7:12.
      God's attributes are spoken of by some as absolute, i.e., such
    as belong to his essence as Jehovah, Jah, etc.; and relative,
    i.e., such as are ascribed to him with relation to his
    creatures. Others distinguish them into communicable, i.e.,
    those which can be imparted in degree to his creatures:
    goodness, holiness, wisdom, etc.; and incommunicable, which
    cannot be so imparted: independence, immutability, immensity,
    and eternity. They are by some also divided into natural
    attributes, eternity, immensity, etc.; and moral, holiness,
    goodness, etc.