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For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
Ethel Barrymore

Meaning of "grace" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GRACE

From Old French, from Latin grātia, from grātus pleasing.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GRACE

grace  [ɡreɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRACE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Grace is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb grace in English.

WHAT DOES GRACE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of grace in the English dictionary

The first definition of grace in the dictionary is elegance and beauty of movement, form, expression, or proportion. Other definition of grace is a pleasing or charming quality. Grace is also goodwill or favour.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GRACE

PRESENT

Present
I grace
you grace
he/she/it graces
we grace
you grace
they grace
Present continuous
I am gracing
you are gracing
he/she/it is gracing
we are gracing
you are gracing
they are gracing
Present perfect
I have graced
you have graced
he/she/it has graced
we have graced
you have graced
they have graced
Present perfect continuous
I have been gracing
you have been gracing
he/she/it has been gracing
we have been gracing
you have been gracing
they have been gracing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I graced
you graced
he/she/it graced
we graced
you graced
they graced
Past continuous
I was gracing
you were gracing
he/she/it was gracing
we were gracing
you were gracing
they were gracing
Past perfect
I had graced
you had graced
he/she/it had graced
we had graced
you had graced
they had graced
Past perfect continuous
I had been gracing
you had been gracing
he/she/it had been gracing
we had been gracing
you had been gracing
they had been gracing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will grace
you will grace
he/she/it will grace
we will grace
you will grace
they will grace
Future continuous
I will be gracing
you will be gracing
he/she/it will be gracing
we will be gracing
you will be gracing
they will be gracing
Future perfect
I will have graced
you will have graced
he/she/it will have graced
we will have graced
you will have graced
they will have graced
Future perfect continuous
I will have been gracing
you will have been gracing
he/she/it will have been gracing
we will have been gracing
you will have been gracing
they will have been gracing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would grace
you would grace
he/she/it would grace
we would grace
you would grace
they would grace
Conditional continuous
I would be gracing
you would be gracing
he/she/it would be gracing
we would be gracing
you would be gracing
they would be gracing
Conditional perfect
I would have grace
you would have grace
he/she/it would have grace
we would have grace
you would have grace
they would have grace
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been gracing
you would have been gracing
he/she/it would have been gracing
we would have been gracing
you would have been gracing
they would have been gracing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you grace
we let´s grace
you grace
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to grace
Past participle
graced
Present Participle
gracing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GRACE


brace
breɪs
disgrace
dɪsˈɡreɪs
embrace
ɪmˈbreɪs
footrace
ˈfʊtˌreɪs
interrace
ˌɪntəˈreɪs
landrace
ˈlændˌreɪs
Olivares
ˌəʊlɪˈvɑːreɪs
race
reɪs
res
reɪs
retrace
rɪˈtreɪs
Samothrace
ˈsæməˌθreɪs
Thrace
θreɪs
trace
treɪs
transferase
ˈtrænsfəˌreɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRACE

grace cup
grace note
grace period
grace-and-favour
graceful
gracefully
gracefulness
graceless
gracelessly
gracelessness
Graces
gracile
gracileness
gracilis
gracility
graciosity
gracioso
gracious
graciously

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRACE

arms race
claiming race
drag race
egg-and-spoon race
Horace
horse race
human race
mixed race
mixed-race
not in the race
obstacle race
one-horse race
road race
saving grace
space race
splice the mainbrace
terrace
the human race
with good grace
year of grace

Synonyms and antonyms of grace in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GRACE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «grace» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of grace

Translation of «grace» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GRACE

Find out the translation of grace to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of grace from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «grace» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

优美
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gracia
570 millions of speakers

English

grace
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुग्रह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نعمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

благодать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

graça
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Gracchus
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grâce
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gracchus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eleganz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

優雅さ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우아함
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gracchus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ân sủng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Gracchus
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्रॅकचस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gracchus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

grazia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łaska
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

благодать
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χάριτος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

genade
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nåd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nåde
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of grace

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GRACE»

The term «grace» is very widely used and occupies the 3.914 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GRACE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about grace

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10 QUOTES WITH «GRACE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word grace.
1
William Ames
Although the whole man partakes of this grace, it is first and most appropriately in the soul and later progresses to the body, inasmuch as the body of the man is capable of the same obedience to the will of God as the soul.
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Ethel Barrymore
For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
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Karl Barth
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
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Karl Barth
Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace.
5
Stephanie Beacham
One of the reasons I wanted to teach deaf children was because it made me very sad that they spoke so clumsily and that they moved with less grace that I knew was possible of deaf people.
6
Saul Bellow
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
7
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
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Frederick Buechner
The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you.
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Priyanka Chopra
If my film does not do well, it really hurts me. But by God's grace, even if some of my films may not have done well, people have still liked my work in it.
10
Charles Caleb Colton
Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRACE»

Discover the use of grace in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to grace and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Grace
Here are the designers, models, photographers, hairstylists, make-up artists and celebrities with whom Grace has created her 'stories in pictures' - whether it be Jerry Hall conquering the USSR or Tom Ford falling down a rabbit hole in ...
Grace Coddington, 2012
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Grace: A Memoir
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES “If Wintour is the Pope . . . Coddington is Michelangelo, trying to paint a fresh version of the Sistine Chapel twelve times a year.”—Time From the Hardcover edition.
Grace Coddington, 2012
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American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us
Draws on three national surveys on religion, as well as research conducted by congregations across the United States, to examine the profound impact it has had on American life and how religious attitudes have changed in recent decades.
Robert D. Putnam, David E. Campbell, 2012
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Grace
Grace is a scientist committed to a view of the world without God, a view which puts her into direct conflict with her son Tom when he decides to become a priest.
Mick Gordon, A. C. Grayling, 2008
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Grace
Grace's husband, Bucy, has recently abandoned her, unleashing a torrent of local gossip, and much of the novel turns on the question of which future Grace will choose will it be with the bereaved husband of a recently deceased neighbor, a ...
Jane Roberts Wood, 2009
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Grace
Why is desire so irresistible? This is the question that faces Grace, a rebellious young dreamer who takes a long-awaited leap of faith when she meets a charismatic stranger.
Vanessa Smith, 2011
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Ordinary Grace: A Novel
Told from Frank’s perspective forty years after that fateful summer, Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly moving account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood, trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him ...
William Kent Krueger, 2013
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What's So Amazing about Grace?
This innovative visual edition uses the life-transforming content of Yancey's message in his 1998 award-winning book and makes it accessible to a whole new audience, illustrating the themes and messages with provocative full-color ...
Philip Yancey, 2003
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Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy
AMISH GRACE explores the many questions this story raises about the religious beliefs and habits that led the Amish to forgive so quickly.
Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher, 2010
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A Lineage of Grace
Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, Mary, five women-- all chosen by God.
Francine Rivers, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRACE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term grace is used in the context of the following news items.
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2014 Top 100 Prep Football - No. 61: Grace King's Gregory Glass …
61: Grace King's Gregory Glass gets manhandled during catch ... Grace King wide receiver Gregory Glass makes a great catch with a Riverdale ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
2
By The Grace Of God...
They are the Jewish people of the Old Testament, and we wretched Gentiles are humbled that such mercy and grace would be extended to ... «Western Journalism, Jul 15»
3
Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig Are Changing the Superhero Game
Dynamic duo Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart are YouTube superstars — and let's not forget Grace has her own TV show on E! — who are now ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»
4
Jacob Arminius Theologian of Grace– Part Twelve
BEN: What Arminius has to say about final justification seems to exclude the idea that works of piety and charity have anything to do with it ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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Steve Lyston: Taking God's grace for granted
No nation, organisation or individual can be great without the grace of God. It is the grace of God that allows any entity or person to be great ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
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CARIBBEAT: Grace Jerk Festival brings food and family fun to Queens
With all the necessary ingredients of food, family and fun, the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival returns to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens next Sunday ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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Age and Grace: Episcopal church restoration to open doors in …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — With chunks of stonework falling from its rear facade and water leaking into a stained glass window this spring, Grace ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
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Grace Café prepares for grand opening
To prepare for opening day, Grace Café hosted an invitation-only soft opening on Friday and Saturday at its 219 S. Fourth St. location in ... «Central Kentucky News, Jul 15»
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The winding path to staging 'Grace'
Josh Young (center) as John Newtown in "Amazing Grace." The musical - which tells the story of Newton, who wrote the famous hymn - was ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
10
Schweinsteiger signs for Man United! The top 10 German players to …
While Germany have thrived on an international front, the numbers to grace our shores have been few and far between down the years. «talkSPORT.com, Jul 15»

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