What is Grace?
Grace definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
elegance or beauty of form, manner, motion, or action: We watched her skate with effortless grace across the ice.
a pleasing or attractive quality or endowment: He lacked the manly graces.
favor or goodwill.
a manifestation of favor, especially by a superior: It was only through the dean’s grace that I wasn’t expelled from school.
mercy; clemency; pardon: He was saved by an act of grace from the governor.
favor shown in granting a delay or temporary immunity.
an allowance of time after a debt or bill has become payable granted to the debtor before suit can be brought against him or her or a penalty applied: The life insurance premium is due today, but we have 31 days’ grace before the policy lapses.Compare grace period.
Theology. the freely given, unmerited favor and love of God.the influence or spirit of God operating in humans to regenerate or strengthen them.a virtue or excellence of divine origin: the Christian graces.Also called state of grace.the condition of being in God’s favor or one of the elect.
moral strength: the grace to perform a duty.
a short prayer before or after a meal, in which a blessing is asked and thanks are given: Grandfather will now say grace.
(usually initial capital letter) a formal title used in addressing or mentioning a duke, duchess, or archbishop, and formerly also a sovereign (usually preceded by your, his, etc.).
Graces, Classical Mythology. the goddesses of beauty, daughters of Zeus and Eurynome, worshiped in Greece as the Charities and in Rome as the Gratiae.
Music. grace note.
verb (used with object), graced, grac