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wor·ship

 (wûr′shĭp)
n.
1.
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
v.tr.
1. To honor and love as a deity.
2. To regard with ardent or adoring esteem or devotion. See Synonyms at revere1.
v.intr.
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:
Adj.1.worshipped - regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)worshipped - regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god); "adored grandchildren"; "an idolized wife"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
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This story forever changed the way Jesus' disciples worshipped. We live by it to this day, every time we break bread together.
"A place where God is worshipped cannot be built on land that is usurped and should meet a minimum of requirements and facilities that help provide proper religious services," it said.
: the Being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe

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