Pronunciation: (dē'i-tē), [key]
1. a god or goddess.
2. divine character or nature, esp. that of the Supreme Being; divinity.
3. the estate or rank of a god: The king attained deity after his death.
4. a person or thing revered as a god or goddess: a society in which money is the only deity.
5. the Deity,God; Supreme Being.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.