worshipper


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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:
Noun1.worshipper - a person who has religious faithworshipper - 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
2.worshipper - 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
Translations
عابِد
tilbedertroende
istentiszteleten résztvevõ
trúmaîur
hayranibadet eden kimse

worshipper

worshiper (US) [ˈwɜːʃɪpə>ʳ] Ndevoto/a m/f worshippers (collectively) → fieles mpl

worshipper

[ˈwɜːrʃɪpər] n
(gen)adorateur/trice m/f; (in church)fidèle mf
(fig) (= enthusiast) → adorateur/trice m/f

worshipper

nKirchgänger(in) m(f); worshipper of BaalBaalsverehrer(in) m(f); sun worshipperSonnenanbeter(in) m(f); he was a lifelong worshipper at this churcher ist sein Leben lang hier zur Kirche gegangen; to be a worshipper of wealthdas Geld anbeten

worshipper

[ˈwɜːʃɪpəʳ] nadoratore/trice; (in church) → fedele m/f, devoto/a

worship

(ˈwəːʃip) past tense, past participle ˈworshipped , (American) ˈworshiped verb
1. to pay great honour to. to worship God.
2. to love or admire very greatly. She worships her older brother.
noun
the act of worshipping. A church is a place of worship; the worship of God / of money.
ˈworshipper noun
References in classic literature ?
I'm a worshipper of the great god Whim too, and close by here I have a little summer-house, full of books and fishing-lines and other childishness, where, when my whim is to be lonely, I come and play at solitude.
Each silent worshipper seemed purposely sitting apart from the other, as if each silent grief were insular and incommunicable.
Here was the whole history of the situation in which Diana had descended too unexpectedly on her worshipper.
The Worshipful and the Worshipper then passed on together until they parted, with many ceremonies, at the Worshipful's door; even then the Worshipper carried his hat under his arm, and gave his streaming white hair to the breeze.
My name," replied the Woman, "is Truth; and I live in the desert in order to be near my worshippers when they are driven from among their fellows.
Shortly afterwards the Idol's worshippers held a great religious ceremony at the base of his pedestal, and as a part of the rites the Missionary was roasted whole.
Monseigneur was in his inner room, his sanctuary of sanctuaries, the Holiest of Holiests to the crowd of worshippers in the suite of rooms without.
He had fallen into the hands of descendants of the ancient sun worshippers.
Grose and Flora had passed into the church, the other worshippers had followed, and we were, for the minute, alone among the old, thick graves.
As it seemed to me at the time, such a grand embodiment of adoration of the gods was never beheld, even in Persia, the home of the fire worshippers.
Verily," replied the Pharisee; "let us hasten: for this generosity in the heathen is unwonted; and fickle-mindedness has ever been an attribute of the worshippers of Baal.
Moore, I could manage better; and when my father read "Lalla Rookh" to my mother I sat up to listen, and entered into all the woes of Iran in the story of the "Fire Worshippers.

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