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re·vere 1

 (rĭ-vîr′)
tr.v. re·vered, re·ver·ing, re·veres
To regard with awe, deference, and devotion.

[French révérer, from Old French reverer, from Latin reverērī : re-, re- + verērī, to respect; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: revere1, worship, venerate, adore, idolize
These verbs mean to regard with deep respect, deference, and admiration. Revere suggests awe coupled with profound honor: "At least one third of the population ... reveres every sort of holy man" (Rudyard Kipling).
Worship connotes an often uncritical devotion: "[The shortstop] was universally worshipped by fans from the first day he came to Boston" (Dan Shaughnessy).
Venerate connotes reverence accorded by virtue especially of dignity or age: "I venerate the memory of my grandfather" (Horace Walpole).
To adore is to worship with deep, often rapturous love: The students adored their caring teacher. Idolize implies regard like that accorded an object of religious devotion: a general who was idolized by his troops.

re·vere 2

 (rĭ-vîr′, -vâr′)
n.
Variant of revers.

revere

(rɪˈvɪə)
vb
(tr) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
[C17: from Latin reverēri, from re- + verērī to fear, be in awe of]
reˈverable adj
reˈverer n

Revere

(rɪˈvɪə)
n
(Biography) Paul. 1735–1818, American patriot and silversmith, best known for his night ride on April 18, 1775, to warn the Massachusetts colonists of the coming of the British troops

re•vere1

(rɪˈvɪər)

v.t. -vered, -ver•ing.
to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate.
[1655–65; < Latin reverērī=re- re- + verērī to stand in awe of, fear, feel reverence]
re•ver′a•ble, adj.

re•vere2

(rɪˈvɪər)

n.

Re•vere

(rɪˈvɪər)

n.
1. Paul, 1735–1818, American silversmith and patriot.
2. a city in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay, near Boston: seaside resort. 42,423.

revere


Past participle: revered
Gerund: revering

Imperative
revere
revere
Present
I revere
you revere
he/she/it reveres
we revere
you revere
they revere
Preterite
I revered
you revered
he/she/it revered
we revered
you revered
they revered
Present Continuous
I am revering
you are revering
he/she/it is revering
we are revering
you are revering
they are revering
Present Perfect
I have revered
you have revered
he/she/it has revered
we have revered
you have revered
they have revered
Past Continuous
I was revering
you were revering
he/she/it was revering
we were revering
you were revering
they were revering
Past Perfect
I had revered
you had revered
he/she/it had revered
we had revered
you had revered
they had revered
Future
I will revere
you will revere
he/she/it will revere
we will revere
you will revere
they will revere
Future Perfect
I will have revered
you will have revered
he/she/it will have revered
we will have revered
you will have revered
they will have revered
Future Continuous
I will be revering
you will be revering
he/she/it will be revering
we will be revering
you will be revering
they will be revering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revering
you have been revering
he/she/it has been revering
we have been revering
you have been revering
they have been revering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revering
you will have been revering
he/she/it will have been revering
we will have been revering
you will have been revering
they will have been revering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revering
you had been revering
he/she/it had been revering
we had been revering
you had been revering
they had been revering
Conditional
I would revere
you would revere
he/she/it would revere
we would revere
you would revere
they would revere
Past Conditional
I would have revered
you would have revered
he/she/it would have revered
we would have revered
you would have revered
they would have revered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revere - American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)Revere - American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
2.revere - a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
lapel - lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
Verb1.revere - love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
adore - love intensely; "he just adored his wife"
drool over, slobber over - envy without restraint
2.revere - regard with feelings of respect and reverencerevere - regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"
esteem, respect, value, prise, prize - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
saint, enshrine - hold sacred
worship - show devotion to (a deity); "Many Hindus worship Shiva"

revere

verb be in awe of, respect, honour, worship, adore, reverence, exalt, look up to, defer to, venerate, have a high opinion of, put on a pedestal, think highly of Those who support him revere him.
despise, scorn, deride, sneer at, hold in contempt

revere

verb
To regard with great awe and devotion:
Translations
يُوَقِّر، يَبَجِّل
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didelė pagarbagarbusislabai gerbti
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revere

[rɪˈvɪəʳ] VTvenerar
a revered figureuna figura venerada

revere

[rɪˈvɪər] vtvénérer, révérer

revere

vtverehren

revere

[rɪˈvɪəʳ] vt (frm) → venerare

revere

(rəˈviə) verb
to feel or show great respect for. The students revere the professor.
reverence (ˈrevərəns) noun
great respect. He was held in reverence by those who worked for him.
Reverend (ˈrevərənd) noun
(usually abbreviated to Rev. when written) a title given to a clergyman. (the) Rev. John Brown.
reverent (ˈrevərənt) adjective
showing great respect. A reverent silence followed the professor's lecture.
ˈreverently adverb
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I do not understand that Latin," answered Don Quixote, "but I know well I did not lay hands, only this pike; besides, I did not think I was committing an assault upon priests or things of the Church, which, like a Catholic and faithful Christian as I am, I respect and revere, but upon phantoms and spectres of the other world; but even so, I remember how it fared with Cid Ruy Diaz when he broke the chair of the ambassador of that king before his Holiness the Pope, who excommunicated him for the same; and yet the good Roderick of Vivar bore himself that day like a very noble and valiant knight.
He returned to sit at the feet of Revere, his "skipper," that is to say, the Captain of his Company, and to be instructed in the dark art and mystery of managing men, which is a very large part of the Profession of Arms.
If you haven't a taste that way," said Revere between his puffs of his cheroot, "you'll never be able to get the hang of it, but remember, Bobby, 'tisn't the best drill, though drill is nearly everything, that hauls a Regiment through Hell and out on the other side.
Here the Colour-sergeant entered with some papers; Bobby reflected for a while as Revere looked through the Company forms.
Revere was still absorbed in the Company papers, and the Sergeant, who was sternly fond of Bobby, continued, -" 'E generally goes down there when'e's got 'is skinful, beggin' your pardon, sir, an' they do say that the more lush - inebriated 'e is, the more fish 'e catches.
For he believed that women revere men for their manliness.
I revere the person who is riches; so that I cannot think of him as alone, or poor, or exiled, or unhappy, or a client, but as perpetual patron, benefactor, and beatified man.
She was elderly and fragile, but her childlessness seemed always to impose these painful duties on her, and to revere the family, and to keep it in repair, had now become the chief object of her life.
Father Claude taught the boy to respect the rights of others, to espouse the cause of the poor and weak, to revere God and to believe that the principal reason for man's existence was to protect woman.
Forgive me for feeling it when the wound is dealt me by a person whom I revere.
As they come to revere their intuitions and aspire to live holily, their own piety explains every fact, every word.
If he honors the laws of the land, and reveres the Gods of the State