What is the meaning of Grace?


  • Christian theology. ( a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence)
    • usage: "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"
  • Elegance and beauty of movement or expression.
    • usage: "a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace"
  • A sense of propriety and consideration for others.
    • usage: "a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace"
  • A disposition to kindness and compassion.
    • usage: "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
  • 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.
    • usage: "their youngest son said grace"
  • Christian theology. ( the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God)
    • usage: "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I"


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