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Noun grace has 7 senses
  1. grace, saving grace, state of grace - (Bhristian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who 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"
    --1 is a kind of state
  2. grace, gracility - elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    --2 is a kind of gracefulness
    Derived forms: verb grace2, verb grace1
  3. seemliness, grace - a sense of propriety and consideration for others
    --3 is a kind of propriety, properness, correctitude
  4. grace, good will, goodwill - a disposition to kindness and compassion; benign good will; "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
    --4 is a kind of good nature
  5. Grace - (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
    --5 is a kind of
    Greek deity
    --5 has particulars: Aglaia; Euphrosyne; Thalia
  6. grace, blessing, thanksgiving - a short prayer of thanks before a meal
    --6 is a kind of prayer, petition, orison; thanks
  7. grace, grace of God, free grace - (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"
    --7 is a kind of beneficence
Verb grace has 2 senses
  1. decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun grace2
    Sample sentence:
    They grace the halls with holly
  2. deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify - be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
    --2 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun grace2
    Sample sentence:
    Holly flowers grace the halls
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