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ven·er·ate

 (vĕn′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. ven·er·at·ed, ven·er·at·ing, ven·er·ates
To regard with deep respect or reverence. See Synonyms at revere1.

[Latin venerārī, venerāt-, to venerate, from venus, vener-, love, desire; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]

ven′er·a′tor n.

venerate

(ˈvɛnəˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to hold in deep respect; revere
2. to honour in recognition of qualities of holiness, excellence, wisdom, etc
[C17: from Latin venerārī, from venus love]
ˈvenerˌator n

ven•er•ate

(ˈvɛn əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to regard or treat with reverence; revere.
[1615–25; < Latin venerātus, past participle of venerārī to solicit the goodwill of (a god), worship, revere; see Venus]
ven′er•a`tor, n.

venerate


Past participle: venerated
Gerund: venerating

Imperative
venerate
venerate
Present
I venerate
you venerate
he/she/it venerates
we venerate
you venerate
they venerate
Preterite
I venerated
you venerated
he/she/it venerated
we venerated
you venerated
they venerated
Present Continuous
I am venerating
you are venerating
he/she/it is venerating
we are venerating
you are venerating
they are venerating
Present Perfect
I have venerated
you have venerated
he/she/it has venerated
we have venerated
you have venerated
they have venerated
Past Continuous
I was venerating
you were venerating
he/she/it was venerating
we were venerating
you were venerating
they were venerating
Past Perfect
I had venerated
you had venerated
he/she/it had venerated
we had venerated
you had venerated
they had venerated
Future
I will venerate
you will venerate
he/she/it will venerate
we will venerate
you will venerate
they will venerate
Future Perfect
I will have venerated
you will have venerated
he/she/it will have venerated
we will have venerated
you will have venerated
they will have venerated
Future Continuous
I will be venerating
you will be venerating
he/she/it will be venerating
we will be venerating
you will be venerating
they will be venerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been venerating
you have been venerating
he/she/it has been venerating
we have been venerating
you have been venerating
they have been venerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been venerating
you will have been venerating
he/she/it will have been venerating
we will have been venerating
you will have been venerating
they will have been venerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been venerating
you had been venerating
he/she/it had been venerating
we had been venerating
you had been venerating
they had been venerating
Conditional
I would venerate
you would venerate
he/she/it would venerate
we would venerate
you would venerate
they would venerate
Past Conditional
I would have venerated
you would have venerated
he/she/it would have venerated
we would have venerated
you would have venerated
they would have venerated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.venerate - regard with feelings of respect and reverencevenerate - 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"

venerate

verb respect, honour, esteem, revere, worship, adore, reverence, look up to, hold in awe My father venerated General Eisenhower.
mock, disregard, scorn, spurn, deride, dishonour, execrate

venerate

verb
To regard with great awe and devotion:
Translations
يُبَجِّل، يُكَرِّم
ctít
ære
virîa, heiîra
gerbiamas
godāt
büyük saygı göstermek

venerate

[ˈvenəreɪt] VTvenerar, reverenciar

venerate

[ˈvɛnəreɪt] vt (= revere) → vénérer

venerate

vtverehren, hoch achten; sb’s memoryehren; his name was deeply veneratedsein Andenken wurde sehr in Ehren gehalten

venerate

[ˈvɛnəˌreɪt] vt (frm) → venerare

venerate

(ˈvenəreit) verb
to respect; to honour greatly. In some countries, old people are venerated more than in others.
ˈvenerable adjective
worthy of great respect because of age or for special goodness. a venerable old man.
ˌveneˈration noun
His pupils regarded him with veneration.
References in classic literature ?
By your glorious father, and by yourself, whom I love and venerate above all the world, I swear it.
Ye venerate me; but what if your veneration should some day collapse?
You ought to venerate the memory of Baron Stott-Wartenheim," he exclaimed suddenly.
In love of home, the love of country has its rise; and who are the truer patriots or the better in time of need--those who venerate the land, owning its wood, and stream, and earth, and all that they produce?
Of all the holy of holies which the thern venerates and worships none is more revered than the yellow wig which covers his bald pate, and next thereto comes the circlet of gold and the great diadem, whose scintillant rays mark the attainment of the Tenth Cycle.
Pope Francis asked Cardinal Ortega to "sweetly exhort the priests and faithful present there to follow Christ with perseverance and to venerate His Mother piously, as was the custom in these rather large areas.
People already under their patronage could continue to venerate these saints, but they no longer appear on the Roman calendar, and no new parishes or other institutions would open under their name.
And as soon as we venerate the empty tomb and the icon of the Holy Mother of God which will be returned to the monastery within a week in another special celebration, it's an amazing fight to get out from the crowd and reach the street level again.
Pope Benedict XVI himself will come to venerate the shroud May 2.
Some of the islanders venerate Prince Phillip as a god.
It also sparked furore among Muslims who venerate Virgin Mary and Jesus.
The Church said all would be welcome to venerate St Therese's relics but there would be a "special invitation" to the sick, young people and those seeking their way in life, from any faith or none.