grace (n.)

12世纪晚期,"上帝无偿的恩惠、爱或帮助",来自古法语 grace "赦免、神恩、怜悯;恩惠、感谢;优雅、美德"(12世纪,现代法语 grâce ),来自拉丁语 gratia "恩惠、尊敬、重视;悦人的品质、善意、感激"(来源意大利语 grazia ,西班牙语 gracia ;教会使用翻译希腊语 kharisma ),来自 gratus "悦人的、合意的",来自PIE *gwreto- ,后缀形式为根 *gwere- (2)"赞成"。

"美德"的意义是14世纪早期,"形体或动作之美,令人愉悦的品质"的意义是14世纪中期 在古典意义上,"三姐妹女神之一(拉丁文 Gratiæ ,希腊文 Kharites ),赐予美丽和魅力",它最早记录在1579年斯宾塞的英文中。在音乐中,"对旋律或和声并非必不可少的点缀",1650年代。作为饭前或饭后说的短祷词的名称(13世纪初;直到16世纪通常 graces ),它有"感恩"之意。作为一种荣誉称号,16世纪.


fem.专有名词,字面意思是"恩惠,恩典;"见 grace (n.)。

grace (v.)

13世纪 ,"感谢",来自古法语 graciier "感谢,致谢;赞美",来自 grace "怜悯,恩惠,感谢,美德"(见 grace (n.))。意思是"表示恩惠"(15世纪中叶)导致"借给或增加恩典的东西"(1580年代,如 grace us with your presence ),这是音乐意义的根源,在 grace 注释(1650年代)。相关链接: Graced ; gracing .

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Definitions of grace from WordNet
grace (n.)
(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence;
it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
the Virgin lived in a state of grace
Synonyms: saving grace / state of grace
grace (n.)
elegance and beauty of movement or expression;
a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace
Synonyms: gracility
grace (n.)
a sense of propriety and consideration for others;
a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace
Synonyms: seemliness
grace (n.)
a disposition to kindness and compassion;
the victor's grace in treating the vanquished
Synonyms: good will / goodwill
grace (n.)
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.
Synonyms: grace period
grace (n.)
a short prayer of thanks before a meal;
their youngest son said grace
Synonyms: blessing / thanksgiving
grace (n.)
(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God;
there but for the grace of God go I
God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners
Synonyms: grace of God / free grace
grace (v.)
make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.;
grace (v.)
be beautiful to look at;
Synonyms: deck / adorn / decorate / embellish / beautify
Grace (n.)
(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors;