- What is a perfect synonym for Almighty?
- For whom we could we use Almighty?
- Can Almighty be used for God?
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First of all some people question the existence of perfect synonyms:
So, the context is important, and now, for the Almighty, yes its primary meaning according to AHD is
However, do not forget how strong and different is the context of religion and how the word God is in this sense overloaded with different meanings.
From Wordnet you have
So, yes, in context of Judeo-Christianism at least, the Almighty is synonym with the God. For other religious contexts you might want to see an article on Names of God.
EDIT: As for usage, the Almighty means God, however if you use it as adjective, as in (very well known) example:
the meaning is metaphorical, so it still means god-like, divine. So, the question is what kind of usage are you talking about?
1)From the top of my head - omnipotent and all-powerful.
This dictionary gives several rather interesting synonyms, I sure wouldn't thought of.
Yes, "Unlimited powaaaaah!"
2)Examples in YourDictionary suggest, that almighty can be used with pretty everything, that can be one of the above words.
Remember, there are two uses of the word almighty.
As an adjective, it can be used with anything. An almighty racket, an almighty mess, an almighty wizard and indeed an almighty god (note the use of lower case).
The Almighty is a proper noun, specifically referring to the Judeo-Christian God.
On 2: Kaiser Wilhelm called himself "All-Highest", which I believe in German is very similar to almighty. On 3: "almighty" is an ordinary adjective. "Almighty", and particularly "the Almighty" refer only to God.
"Almighty" can refer to God if used in this way:
"Almighty" has a very limited use because not a lot of people are actually "Almighty".
The perfect synonyms for Almighty also have to do with Deity: