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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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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
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venerate

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

venerate

[ˈvenəreɪt] VTvenerar, reverenciar
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venerate

[ˈvɛnəreɪt] vt (= revere) → vénérer
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venerate

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

[ˈvɛnəˌreɪt] vt (frm) → venerare
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
The dark and fearful sea of the subtle Ulysses' wanderings, agitated by the wrath of Olympian gods, harbouring on its isles the fury of strange monsters and the wiles of strange women; the highway of heroes and sages, of warriors, pirates, and saints; the workaday sea of Carthaginian merchants and the pleasure lake of the Roman Caesars, claims the veneration of every seaman as the historical home of that spirit of open defiance against the great waters of the earth which is the very soul of his calling.
One fact in this attribution is remarkable -- the veneration paid to Hesiod.
'You see I was not made to be a saint,' said he, laughing, 'If God meant me to be religious, why didn't He give me a proper organ of veneration?'
Indeed, place this reversed skull (scaled down to the human magnitude) among a plate of men's skulls, and you would involuntarily confound it with them; and remarking the depressions on one part of its summit, in phrenological phrase you would say --This man had no self-esteem, and no veneration. And by those negations, considered along with the affirmative fact of his prodigious bulk and power, you can best form to yourself the truest, though not the most exhilarating conception of what the most exalted potency is.
Our intention, in short, is to introduce our heroine with the utmost solemnity in our power, with an elevation of stile, and all other circumstances proper to raise the veneration of our reader.--Indeed we would, for certain causes, advise those of our male readers who have any hearts, to read no farther, were we not well assured, that how amiable soever the picture of our heroine will appear, as it is really a copy from nature, many of our fair countrywomen will be found worthy to satisfy any passion, and to answer any idea of female perfection which our pencil will be able to raise.
I remember vividly another evening, when something led us to talk of Dante's veneration for Virgil.
I was struck with a profound veneration at the sight of Brutus, and could easily discover the most consummate virtue, the greatest intrepidity and firmness of mind, the truest love of his country, and general benevolence for mankind, in every lineament of his countenance.
The other Queen for whom they retain a great veneration is Candace, whom they call Judith, and indeed if what they relate of her could be proved, there never was, amongst the most illustrious and beneficent sovereigns, any to whom their country was more indebted, for it is said that she being converted by Inda her eunuch, whom St.