Definitions and translations for "grace"

Definition of grace

Pronunciation
Noun
1. Elegant movement; poise or balance.
The dancer moved with grace and strength.
2. Charming, pleasing qualities.
The Princess brought grace to an otherwise dull and boring party.
3. Free and undeserved favour, especially of God. Unmerited divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification.
I'm so grateful to God for the grace that He has given me.
4. Divine assistance in resisting sin.
5. Short prayer of thanks before or after a meal.
It has become less common to say grace before having dinner.
For examples of the use of this sense see: citations.
6. An allowance of time granted for a debtor during which he is free of at least part of his normal obligations towards the creditor.
The repayment of the loan starts after a three-year grace (period).
7. A special move in a solitaire or patience game that is normally against the rules.
Verb
8. To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.
He graced the room with his presence.
He graced the room by simply being there.
His portrait graced a landing on the stairway.
9. To dignify or raise by an act of favour; to honour.
10. To supply with heavenly grace.
11. To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.
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English - English - grace

Pronunciation
n. Your Excellency (title used to address a duke, duchess, archbishop, etc.)
n. female first name
n. beauty; kindness; good will; mercy; reprieve, pardon; prayer, blessing (said in thanks for food before or after a meal)

English - Spanish - grace

Pronunciation
s. gracia, airosidad, atractivo, benedicite, donaire, donosía, donosidad, donosura, elegancia, gala, gallardía, garbo, gracejo, graciosidad, sal, salero; bendición a la mesa
s. gracia, encanto; favor, merced; afabilidad; privilegio; perdón, remisión; bendición que se recita antes o después de las comidas
v. honrar, agraciar

English - French - grace

Pronunciation
n. Votre Excellence, Monsieur; Monseigneur (titre de respect employé quand on s'adresse à qqn qui possède un titre de noblesse ou de notoriété (roi, duc, archevêque, baron, ...)
n. grâce; élégance; faveur; gracieuseté; pardon; grâces (prière avant ou après le repas)
v. honorer; embellir, orner; gracier, pardonner

English - German - grace

Pronunciation
n. Hoheit, Ihre Hoheit (Anredeform eines Adeligen)
n. Grace, weiblicher Vorname
n. Grazie, Lieblichkeit; Gnade; Wohlwollen; Aufschub; Begnadigung; Segensspruch (vor oder nach der Mahlzeit)

English - Indonesian - grace

Pronunciation
n. gaya lemah gemulai, keanggunan, keapikan, menyenangkan: sifat menyenangkan, budi bahasa, sopan santun, keikhlasan, waktu kelonggaran, perpanjangan waktu, nikmat, rahmat, kerelaan, doa syukur
v. menghormati, menyemarakkan

English - Italian - grace

Pronunciation
s. grazia; piacere, piacevolezza; cortesia, gentilezza, garbo; compostezza; clemenza, pietà; benevolenza; favore; (Comm, Dir) dilazione; (Rel) preghiera di ringraziamento; (Mus) fioritura, abbellimento
v. abbellire, ornare, ingentilire; onorare, fare onore a

English - Polish - grace

Pronunciation
n. wdzięk, gracja, powab, łaska, prolongata terminu płatności, modlitwa przed i po jedzeniu
v. zaszczyt: zrobić zaszczyt, ozdobić, zdobić, uświetniać, ozdabiać, uświetnić

English - Portuguese - grace

Pronunciation
s. Graça, Vossa Excelência, título de honra (ao se dirigir a um duque, arcebispo, etc)
s. Grace, nome próprio feminino
s. graça, agrado; generosidade; boa-vontade; misericórdia; oração de agradecimento, bênção (de alimentação antes ou após a refeição)

English - Romanian - grace

Pronunciation
n. graţie, farmec, atracţie, eleganţă, bunăvoinţă, îndurare, iertare
v. împodobi, înfrumuseţa, cinsti, favoriza, gratifica, înzestra

English - Russian - grace

Pronunciation
с. молитва до или после еды; светлость
с. грация, изящество; приличие, такт; любезность, благосклонность; милосердие, прощение; милость
г. оказывать милосердие; украшать, награждать, удостаивать

English - Turkish - grace

Pronunciation
f. süslemek, lütfetmek, teşrif etmek, onur vermek, şereflendirmek
i. incelik, zarafet, nezaket, heves, istek, görgü, saygınlık, lütuf, merhamet, erdem, kanuni süre, süsleme [müz.]

English - Ukrainian - grace

Pronunciation
n. грація, привабливість, пристойність, прихильність, благовоління, благодать, добродійство, поваба
v. прикрашати, нагороджувати, удостоювати

German - English - grace

Pronunciation
grace, Grace

Dutch - English - grace

Pronunciation
npr. grace

English - Dutch - grace

Pronunciation
zn. zijne hoogheid (eretitel bij kering tot de graaf, archiebisschop e.d)
zn. gratie, elegant zijn, liefelijkheid; aangenaamheid; plezier; respijt, uitstel; gratie (van straf); zegening (over voedsel voor of na de maaltijd)
ww. vereren; versieren; vergeven

English - Greek - grace

Pronunciation
ουσ. εύνοια, χάρη, χάρις, ευλογία
ρήμ. ευνοώ, τιμώ, κοσμώ

German - Turkish - grace

Pronunciation
zarafet, güzellik, lütuf, kayra, sükran duasi, mühlet, süre, donatmak, süslemek, bezemek, sereflendirmek, seref vermek, tesrif etmek

English - Arabic - grace

Pronunciation
‏كياسة، نعمة، صلاة المائدة، فضل، رحمة، طلاوة، سمو، فضيلة، راحة، نيافة، مهلة، جمال، جميل‏
‏شرف، زخرف، زين‏

English - Chinese - grace

Pronunciation
[grace] (名) 优雅, 慈悲, 风度
(动) 使优美

English - Chinese - grace

Pronunciation
[grace] (名) 優雅, 慈悲, 風度
(動) 使優美

English - Hindi - grace

Pronunciation
n. सुंदर ढंग, सुघड़ता, श्री, अनुग्रह, दया, इनायत, विनीत भाव, ईश्वर की कृपा, ड्‌यूक के प्रति विनय के शब्द

English - Japanese - grace

Pronunciation
(名) グレース, 女子名
(名) グレース(公爵や公爵夫人や聖職者などの宛名の肩書き)

English - Korean - grace

Pronunciation
명. 우미, 아치, 은혜, 친절, 유예, 하나님의 은총, 식전의 감사 기도, 식후의 감사 기도, 자진해서 일하는 태도, 체면, 각하, 평의원회의 허가, 장식음, 미의 삼여신의 하나, 자동식 전화 기구, 자동식 전화 망, 여자 이름, 은
명. 아름다움, 우아함; 친절함;호 의; 자비; 식전식후의 감사기도
동. 우아하게 하다, 아름답게하다, 장식하다; 수여하다, 부여하다

English - Vietnamese - grace

Pronunciation
n. vẽ dể thương, có duyên, vẻ duyên dáng, kiều diểm, sự xá miển, dung thứ
v. vinh dự, làm vẻ vang, làm đẹp thêm
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Verb forms for grace
Present participle: gracing
Present: grace (3.person: graces)
Past: graced
Future: will grace
Present conditional: would grace
Present Perfect: have graced (3.person: has graced)
Past Perfect: had graced
Future Perfect: will have graced
Past conditional: would have graced