1 believed to be the home of God
VERB + HEAVEN ascend to, go to I feel like I've died and gone to heaven.
PREP. from ~ Our child seemed a gift from heaven. | in ~ (figurative) It was a marriage made in heaven.
PHRASES the kingdom of heaven
2 place/situation in which you are very happy
ADJ. absolute, sheer It was sheer heaven being alone at last.
PREP. in ~ The kids were in absolute heaven at the fair.
PHRASES a heaven on earth The island is truly a heaven on earth. | sb's idea of heaven Building up a tan by the pool with a good book is my idea of heaven.