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a. The reverent love and devotion accorded a deity, an idol, or a sacred object.
b. The ceremonies, prayers, or other religious forms by which this love is expressed: a chapel where worship is held daily.
2. Ardent admiration or love; adoration: the worship of celebrities.
3. often Worship Chiefly British Used as a form of address for magistrates, mayors, and certain other dignitaries: Your Worship.
v. wor·shiped, wor·ship·ing, wor·ships or wor·shipped or wor·ship·ping
1. To honor and love as a deity.
2. To regard with ardent or adoring esteem or devotion. See Synonyms at revere1.
To participate in religious rites of worship.

[Middle English worshipe, worthiness, honor, from Old English weorthscipe : weorth, worth; see worth1 + -scipe, -ship.]

wor′ship·er, wor′ship·per n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.worshiper - someone who admires too much to recognize faults
adorer, admirer - someone who admires a young woman; "she had many admirers"
hero worshiper, hero worshipper - someone who worships heroes
2.worshiper - a person who has religious faithworshiper - a person who has religious faith  
denomination - a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
theist - one who believes in the existence of a god or gods
devil worshiper - someone who worships devils
monotheist - a believer in one god
mystic, religious mystic - someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
numerologist - a believer in numerology
pantheist - someone who believes that God and the universe are the same
pilgrim - someone who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion
sun worshiper - someone who worships the sun
theosophist - a believer in theosophy
References in classic literature ?
It seemed to him that he was surrounded by men who adored him: and he felt convinced that, after his dinner, Balashev too was his friend and worshiper. Napoleon turned to him with a pleasant, though slightly ironic, smile.
I jumped back as if I had been accused, and stood quaking while a worshiper entered and passed up the aisle.
The worshipers went and came; there were hardly ever three in the church at once, but there was always one or more.
Within the twelvemonth I be- came her worshiper; and ours was the dearest and perfectest comradeship that ever was.
For ages it had lain buried beneath the temple of the Flaming God, midway of one of the many inky passages which the superstitious descendants of the ancient Sun Worshipers had either dared not or cared not to explore.
Chaos broke out inside a mosque in Kapsabet in Nandi County after a cleric engaged in a fist fight with a worshiper on Wednesday evening.
Authorities need to study the matter,' said Hassan al Naamani, a worshiper from Seeb.
Another Worshiper Noman Khalid said i am happy to reach mosque and pray in it and the facilities and services provided by the mosques are satisfactory to ensure their comfort while performing their prayers.
After the service, a worshiper asked him what version of the Bible he had used.
A church spokesman, the Rev Theo Joseph, said a male worshiper and a nun, Sister Theresa Elgin, died from injuries suffered in the morning attack at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in the capital, Castries, of the tiny Caribbean island.
Go where you belong, you won't access the church, you are a troublemaker, shouted a worshiper as a group of young men pushed the man of God out of the church compound.
London attack - File photo CAIRO -- 16 March 2019: The UK newspaper The Sun published a disturbing footage showing two armed men with hammers running in the streets in east London, escaping after attacking a worshiper near a mosque Saturday.