English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- vẻ duyên dáng, vẻ yêu kiều; vẻ uyển chuyển
- to speak with grace: ăn nói có duyên
- to dance with grace: nhảy múa uyển chuyển
- to walk with grace: đi đứng uyển chuyển
- (số nhiều) vẻ phong nhã, vẻ thanh nhã
- airs and graces: diệu màu mè
- thái độ (trong khi làm việc gì)
- to do something with a good grace: vui lòng làm việc gì
- with a bad (an all) grace: miễn cưỡng
- he had the grace to say that...: anh ta cũng biết điều mà nói rằng...
- ơn huệ; sự trọng đãi, sự chiếu cố
- to be in somebody's good graces: được ai trọng đâi, được ai chiếu cố
- an act of grace: hành động chiếu cố, đặc ân
- sự gia hạn, sự cho hoãn (có tính chất gia ơn)
- to give somebody a week's grace: cho hạn bảy ngày (phải trả tiền hoặc làm xong việc gì)
- last day of grace: thời hạn cuối cùng
- sự miễn xá, sự khoan hồng, sự khoan dung
- a measure of grace: biện pháp khoan dung
- ơn trời, ơn Chúa
- by God's grace: nhờ ơn trời, nhờ trời
- in the year of grace 1966: năm 1966 sau công nguyên
- lời cầu nguyện (trước hay sau bữa ăn cơm)
- ngài (tiếng xưng hô với những người thuộc dòng quý tộc, với các giám mục...)
- His (Her, Yours) Grace the Duke: ngài công tước
- (âm nhạc) nét hoa mỹ (trong bản nhạc, bài ca)
- a grace note: nốt nhạc làm cho bản nhạc thêm hay
- sự cho phép dự thi (ở trường đại học)
- (số nhiều) (The Graces) (thần thoại,thần học) thần Mỹ nữ
- to take dinner without grace
- ăn nằm với nhau trước khi cưới
- vẻ duyên dáng, vẻ yêu kiều; vẻ uyển chuyển
- ngoại động từ
- làm cho duyên dáng thêm
- làm vinh dự, làm vẻ vang, ban vinh dự cho
- the ceremony was graced by the presence of...: buổi lễ được vinh dự đón tiếp..., sự có mặt của... là một vinh dự cho buổi lễ
Advanced English dictionary
1 [U] an attractive quality of movement that is smooth, elegant and controlled: She moves with the natural grace of a ballerina.
2 [U] a quality of behaviour that is polite and pleasant and deserves respect: He conducted himself with grace and dignity throughout the trial.
3 (graces) [pl.] (especially BrE) ways of behaving that people think are polite and acceptable: He was not particularly well versed in the social graces.
4 [U] extra time that is given to sb to enable them to pay a bill, finish a piece of work, etc: They've given me a month's grace to get the money.
5 [U] the kindness that God shows towards the human race: the power of divine grace + It was only by the grace of God that they survived.
6 [U, C] a short prayer that is usually said before a meal to thank God for the food: Let's say grace.
7 (His / Her / Your Grace) [C] used as a title of respect when talking to or about an ARCHBISHOP, a DUKE or a DUCHESS: Good Morning, Your Grace. + Their Graces the Duke and Duchess of Kent.
See also -
Idioms: be in sb's good graces (formal) to have sb's approval and be liked by them
fall from grace to lose the trust or respect that people have for you, especially by doing sth wrong or immoral
sb's fall from grace a situation in which sb loses the trust or respect that people have for them, especially because of sth wrong or immoral that they have done: The biography explains the circumstances surrounding her fall from grace.
have the (good) grace to do sth to be polite enough to do sth, especially when you have done sth wrong: He didn't even have the grace to look embarrassed.
there but for the grace of God (go I) (saying) used to say that you could easily have been in the same difficult or unpleasant situation that sb else is in
with (a) bad grace in an unwilling and/or rude way: He handed over the money with typical bad grace.
with (a) good grace in a willing and pleasant way: You must learn to accept defeat with good grace.
more at AIR n., STATE n., YEAR
+ verb [VN] (formal)
1 to make sth more attractive; to decorate sth: The table had once graced a duke's drawing room. + We sat at a small table graced with a vase of fresh flowers.
2 ~ sb/sth (with sth) (usually ironic) to bring honour to sb/sth; to be kind enough to attend or take part in sth: She is one of the finest players ever to have graced the game. + Will you be gracing us with your presence tonight? + The occasion was graced by the presence of Lord and Lady Thomson.
1 elegance, gracefulness, suppleness, finesse, refinement, ease, polish, poise:
She rides well, with an unconscious grace.
2 tastefulness, (good) taste, cultivation, suavity or suaveness, culture, savoir faire, discernment, discrimination, (good) manners, politeness, breeding, consideration, decency, etiquette, tact, propriety, decorum, mannerliness:
They had the grace to ignore my rough attire.
3 indulgence, forgiveness, mercy, mercifulness, leniency, compassion, clemency, charity, goodwill, goodness:
We survived the fire only by the grace of God. The company gives you 30 days' grace to pay the bill.
4 kindness, favour, kindliness, benevolence, generosity, goodness, graciousness, becomingness, seemliness; excellence, virtue, strength of character, considerateness:
At least he had the good grace to admit being wrong.
5 blessing, thanksgiving, prayer, benediction:
Grace was said before each meal.
6 adorn, embellish, set off, decorate, ornament, beautify, enhance, garnish:
The table was graced by a huge silver candelabrum.
7 dignify, enhance, distinguish, enrich, honour, favour:
The dinner-party is graced by your presence.
easy, lithe, supple | natural | feline
VERB + GRACE
have, move with
Ann moved with easy grace.
Concise English dictionary
+(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence
+elegance and beauty of movement or expression
+a sense of propriety and consideration for others
+a disposition to kindness and compassion
+(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
+a short prayer of thanks before a meal
+(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
+make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
+be beautiful to look at