I. transitive verb (revered; revering) Etymology: Latin revereri, from re- + vereri to fear, respect — more at wary Date: 1615 to show devoted deferential honor to ; regard as worthy of great honor <
revere the aged
revere tradition
Synonyms: revere, reverence, venerate, worship, adore mean to honor and admire profoundly and respectfully. revere stresses deference and tenderness of feeling <
a professor revered by her students
. reverence presupposes an intrinsic merit and inviolability in the one honored and a similar depth of feeling in the one honoring <
reverenced the academy's code of honor
. venerate implies a holding as holy or sacrosanct because of character, association, or age <
heroes still venerated
. worship implies homage usually expressed in words or ceremony <
worships their memory
. adore implies love and stresses the notion of an individual and personal attachment <
we adored our doctor
. II. noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1899 revers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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