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heav·en

heaven

 
 
pronunciation:
he vn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (usually plural) the sky, including the stars, sun, moon, and planets as seen from the earth.
It was a perfect night for gazing at the heavens.
synonyms:
skies
similar words:
air, blue, ether
definition 2: (often cap.) in some religions, the abode of God, where the souls of the good and faithful will dwell after death.
After my grandfather died, my mom told me he was in heaven now.
antonyms:
hell
definition 3: a state or condition of great happiness.
It is heaven to see you again.
synonyms:
bliss, Eden, paradise, rapture
antonyms:
hell, misery
similar words:
ecstasy, glory, millennium
definition 4: (plural) an expression of surprise.
Heavens, no! I don't want that one!
synonyms:
goodness
similar words:
wow
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