- (given name, female) from the noun grace
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- (context, not countable) elegant, Elegant movement; poise or balance.
- (context, not countable, theology) Free and undeserved favour, especially of God. unmerited, Unmerited divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification.
- (context, not countable, theology) Divine assistance in resisting sin.
- (context, countable) Short prayer of thanks before or after a meal.
verb (grac, ing)
- It has become less common to say before having dinner.
- For examples of the use of this sense see: Citations:grace, citations.
- (finance) An allowance of time granted for a debtor during which he is free of at least part of his normal obligations towards the creditor.
- The repayment of the loan starts after a three years' (period).
- To alight, to land, to appear.
Etymology: From Old French, grace (modern gríce), from gratia, from gratus "pleasing". Compare grateful.
- He graced the room with his presence.
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