God

God
I UK [ɡɒd] / US [ɡɑd]
the spirit, being, or force that many people believe created and controls the universe, especially the god of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religions

Do you believe in God?

God bless (you)spoken used for showing that you care about someone, especially when you are saying goodbye to them

Goodnight, God bless.

God (only) knowsspoken used for emphasizing that you do not know something; spoken used for emphasizing that what you are saying is true

God knows how much it's going to cost.

God knows I've tried talking to her, but she just won't listen.

God rest his/her soulspoken old-fashioned used for showing respect when you mention a dead person's name

how/what/why etc in God's namespoken formal used for emphasizing a question

I hope/swear/wish etc to Godspoken used for emphasizing what you are saying

I hope to God I never see her again.

See:
act of God, play I

II UK [ɡɒd] / US [ɡɑd] interjection
Words that may cause offence: God:
Many people think it is wrong to say the name God, Jesus, or Christ in expressions of surprise, shock, anger, or other emotions. Using language like this may cause great offence.
used for expressing strong feelings such as anger, surprise, or worry. Some people consider this expression offensive

God! Would you shut up for a minute?

My God, you scared me!

Oh my God, are you all right?


English dictionary. 2014.

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