MIRACLE

miracle

(noun) a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent

miracle

(noun) any amazing or wonderful occurrence

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

Miracle

A female given name

Anagrams

• Maricle, Ramciel, car mile, claimer, reclaim

Etymology

Noun

miracle (plural miracles)

An event that appears inexplicable by the laws of nature and so is held to be supernatural in origin.

A fortunate outcome that prevails despite overwhelming odds against it.

An awesome and exceptional example of something

Verb

miracle (third-person singular simple present miracles, present participle miracling, simple past and past participle miracled)

(transitive) To affect by a miracle; to work a miracle upon.

Anagrams

• Maricle, Ramciel, car mile, claimer, reclaim

Source: Wiktionary


Mir"a*cle, n. Etym: [F., fr. L. miraculum, fr. mirari to wonder. See Marvel, and cf. Mirror.]

1. A wonder or wonderful thing. That miracle and queen of genus. Shak.

2. Specifically: An event or effect contrary to the established constitution and course of things, or a deviation from the known laws of nature; a supernatural event, or one transcending the ordinary laws by which the universe is governed. They considered not the miracle of the loaves. Mark vi. 52.

3. A miracle play.

4. A story or legend abounding in miracles. [Obs.] When said was all this miracle. Chaucer. Miracle monger, an impostor who pretends to work miracles.

– Miracle play, one of the old dramatic entertainments founded on legends of saints and martyrs or (see 2d Mystery, 2) on events related in the Bible.

Mir"a*cle, v. t.

Definition: To make wonderful. [Obs.] Shak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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