Definition of GRACES

noun : GRACES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) elegance and beauty of movement or expression; "a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a sense of propriety and consideration for others; "a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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; "The payment had originally been due on April 1 but we had a grace period which expired in June." ;

  • 6. (

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

  • 8. (

    ) (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God; "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I" ;

verb : GRACES

Source: WordNet 3.1

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