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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"