1. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God;
    The state of one who is under such divine influence (synset 114481629)
    "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"
  2. Elegance and beauty of movement or expression (synset 105010755)
    "a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace"
  3. A sense of propriety and consideration for others (synset 104907534)
    "a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace"
  4. A disposition to kindness and compassion (synset 104647713)
    "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
  5. 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 (synset 115142101)
    "The payment had originally been due on April 1 but we had a grace period which expired in June."
  6. (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm;
    A favorite subject for sculptors (synset 109518513)
  7. A short prayer of thanks before a meal (synset 107204699)
    "their youngest son said grace"
  8. (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God (synset 104847946)
    "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I"
  1. Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. (synset 201679858)
    "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
  2. Be beautiful to look at (synset 202754802)
    "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

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