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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.

worship

(ˈwɜːʃɪp)
vb, -ships, -shipping or -shipped, -ships, -shiping or -shiped
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to show profound religious devotion and respect to; adore or venerate (God or any person or thing considered divine)
2. (tr) to be devoted to and full of admiration for
3. (intr) to have or express feelings of profound adoration
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (intr) to attend services for worship
5. (tr) obsolete to honour
n
6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) religious adoration or devotion
7. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the formal expression of religious adoration; rites, prayers, etc
8. admiring love or devotion
9. archaic dignity or standing
[Old English weorthscipe, from worth1 + -ship]
ˈworshipable adj
ˈworshipper, ˈworshiper n

Worship

(ˈwɜːʃɪp)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly Brit (preceded by: Your, His, or Her) a title used to address or refer to a mayor, magistrate, or a person of similar high rank

wor•ship

(ˈwɜr ʃɪp)

n., v. -shiped or shipped, -ship•ing or -ship•ping. n.
1. reverent honor and homage paid to God or a sacred personage, or to any object regarded as sacred.
2. formal or ceremonious rendering of such honor and homage: to attend worship on Sundays.
3. adoring reverence or regard.
4. the object of adoring reverence or regard.
5. (cap.) Brit. and Canadian. a title of honor used of certain magistrates and others of high rank or station (usu. prec. by Your, His, or Her).
v.t.
6. to render religious reverence and homage to.
7. to feel an adoring reverence or regard for (any person or thing).
v.i.
8. to render religious reverence and homage, as to a deity.
9. to attend services of divine worship.
10. to feel an adoring reverence or regard.
[before 900; (n.) Middle English wors(c)hipe, worthssipe, Old English worthscipe, variant of weorthscipe; see worth1, -ship]
wor′ship•er, n.

Worship

 of writers: authors collectively—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486.

worship


Past participle: worshipped
Gerund: worshipping

Imperative
worship
worship
Present
I worship
you worship
he/she/it worships
we worship
you worship
they worship
Preterite
I worshipped
you worshipped
he/she/it worshipped
we worshipped
you worshipped
they worshipped
Present Continuous
I am worshipping
you are worshipping
he/she/it is worshipping
we are worshipping
you are worshipping
they are worshipping
Present Perfect
I have worshipped
you have worshipped
he/she/it has worshipped
we have worshipped
you have worshipped
they have worshipped
Past Continuous
I was worshipping
you were worshipping
he/she/it was worshipping
we were worshipping
you were worshipping
they were worshipping
Past Perfect
I had worshipped
you had worshipped
he/she/it had worshipped
we had worshipped
you had worshipped
they had worshipped
Future
I will worship
you will worship
he/she/it will worship
we will worship
you will worship
they will worship
Future Perfect
I will have worshipped
you will have worshipped
he/she/it will have worshipped
we will have worshipped
you will have worshipped
they will have worshipped
Future Continuous
I will be worshipping
you will be worshipping
he/she/it will be worshipping
we will be worshipping
you will be worshipping
they will be worshipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been worshipping
you have been worshipping
he/she/it has been worshipping
we have been worshipping
you have been worshipping
they have been worshipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been worshipping
you will have been worshipping
he/she/it will have been worshipping
we will have been worshipping
you will have been worshipping
they will have been worshipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been worshipping
you had been worshipping
he/she/it had been worshipping
we had been worshipping
you had been worshipping
they had been worshipping
Conditional
I would worship
you would worship
he/she/it would worship
we would worship
you would worship
they would worship
Past Conditional
I would have worshipped
you would have worshipped
he/she/it would have worshipped
we would have worshipped
you would have worshipped
they would have worshipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.worship - the activity of worshipping
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
apotheosis, deification, exaltation - the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
ancestor worship - worship of ancestors
prayer, supplication - the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); "the priest sank to his knees in prayer"
idolisation, idolization - the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
latria, adoration - the worship given to God alone
idol worship, idolatry - the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God
idolatry, veneration, cultism, devotion - religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
autolatry, idiolatry, self-worship - the worship of yourself
arborolatry, tree-worship - the worship of trees
astrolatry, worship of heavenly bodies - the worship of planets or stars
cosmolatry - the worship of the cosmos
demonolatry, devil-worship, diabolatry - the acts or rites of worshiping devils
fire-worship, pyrolatry - the worship of fire
hagiolatry, hierolatry - the worship of saints
heliolatry, sun-worship - the worship of the sun
animal-worship, zoolatry - the worship of animals
monolatry - the worship of a single god but without claiming that it is the only god
moon-worship, selenolatry - the worship of the moon
salaah, salaat, salah, salat - the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca
praise - offering words of homage as an act of worship; "they sang a hymn of praise to God"
2.worship - a feeling of profound love and admirationworship - a feeling of profound love and admiration
love - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
Verb1.worship - love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
adore - love intensely; "he just adored his wife"
drool over, slobber over - envy without restraint
2.worship - show devotion to (a deity); "Many Hindus worship Shiva"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
reverence, venerate, revere, fear - regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"
3.worship - attend religious services; "They worship in the traditional manner"
attend, go to - be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.; "She attends class regularly"; "I rarely attend services at my church"; "did you go to the meeting?"
offer up, offer - present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"

worship

verb
2. love, adore, idolize, put on a pedestal The children worship their father.
love despise, disdain, spurn
noun
1. praise, love, regard, respect, honour, glory, prayer(s), devotion, homage, reverence, adulation, adoration, admiration, exaltation, glorification, deification, laudation The temple had been a centre of worship of the goddess Hathor.

worship

noun
1. The act of adoring, especially reverently:
2. Deep and ardent affection:
verb
1. To regard with great awe and devotion:
2. To feel deep, devoted love for:
Translations
عِبادَهيَعَبُدُيَعْبُديُعْجَبُ جِدا
uctítuctíváníuctívat
tilbedetilbedelsedyrke
palvoapalvonta
obožavati
istentiszteletre/templomba megy
dÿrkadÿrka, dádÿrkun, tilbeiîsla
礼拝する
숭배하다
cienīšanadievināšanadievinātpielūgšanapielūgt
čaščenječastitioboževati
dyrkadyrkantillbetillbedjan
บูชา
ibadet etmektapınmatapınmaktapmatapmak
thờ phụng

worship

[ˈwɜːʃɪp]
A. N
1. (= adoration) → adoración f; (= reverence) → veneración f; (= organized worship) → culto m
place of worshiplugar m de culto
hours of worshiphorario m de cultos
2. (Brit) (in titles) Your Worship (to judge) → su Señoría; (to mayor) → señor(a) alcalde(sa)
His Worship the Mayorel señor alcalde
B. VT [+ God, money, success] → adorar, rendir culto a; [+ film star, singer] → adorar, idolatrar
she worships her children (fig) → adora a sus hijos
he worshipped the ground she walked onbesaba la tierra que ella pisaba, sentía verdadera adoración por ella
C. VI (Rel) → hacer sus devociones

worship

[ˈwɜːrʃɪp]
n
(RELIGION)culte m place of worship
(British) (as form of address) Your Worship → Votre honneur
vt
[+ gods] → adorer; [+ God] → rendre grâce à
[+ person] → idolâtrer
She worshipped her father → Elle idolâtrait son père.
He really worships her
BUT Il lui voue une véritable adoration.

worship

n
(of God, person etc)Verehrung f; public worshipGottesdienst m; place of worshipAndachtsstätte f; (non-Christian) → Kultstätte f
(Brit: in titles) Your Worship (to judge) → Euer Ehren/Gnaden; (to mayor) → (verehrter or sehr geehrter) Herr Bürgermeister; His Worship the Mayor of …der verehrte Bürgermeister von …; if your Worship wisheswenn Euer Ehren or Gnaden wünschen
vtanbeten; he worshipped the ground she walked oner betete den Boden unter ihren Füßen an
vi (Rel) → den Gottesdienst abhalten; (RC) → die Messe feiern; the church where we used to worshipdie Kirche, die wir besuchten

worship

[ˈwɜːʃɪp]
1. n
a. (adoration) → adorazione f, culto (also organized worship) → culto
place of worship (Rel) → luogo di culto
b. (Brit) (in titles) Your Worship (to judge) → Vostro Onore; (to mayor) → signor sindaco
2. vtadorare, venerare
she worships her children (fig) → adora i suoi bambini
he worships the ground she treads on → bacia la terra su cui lei cammina
3. vi (Rel) → assistere alle funzioni

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

worship

يَعَبُدُ uctít tilbede anbeten λατρεύω rendir culto palvoa vénérer obožavati venerare 礼拝する 숭배하다 vereren tilbe czcić venerar поклоняться dyrka บูชา ibadet etmek thờ phụng 崇拜
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But I take all the blame upon myself for never having told your worships of my uncle's vagaries, that you might put a stop to them before things had come to this pass, and burn all these accursed books- for he has a great number- that richly deserve to be burned like heretics.
All this the peasant heard, and from it he understood at last what was the matter with his neighbour, so he began calling aloud, "Open, your worships, to Senor Baldwin and to Senor the Marquis of Mantua, who comes badly wounded, and to Senor Abindarraez, the Moor, whom the valiant Rodrigo de Narvaez, the Alcaide of Antequera, brings captive.
The peasant stood amazed at hearing such nonsense, and relieving him of the visor, already battered to pieces by blows, he wiped his face, which was covered with dust, and as soon as he had done so he recognised him and said, "Senor Quixada" (for so he appears to have been called when he was in his senses and had not yet changed from a quiet country gentleman into a knight-errant), "who has brought your worship to this pass?
cannot your worship see that I am not Don Rodrigo de Narvaez nor the Marquis of Mantua, but Pedro Alonso your neighbour, and that your worship is neither Baldwin nor Abindarraez, but the worthy gentleman Senor Quixada?
When it was what seemed to him the proper time he entered the village and went to Don Quixote's house, which he found all in confusion, and there were the curate and the village barber, who were great friends of Don Quixote, and his housekeeper was saying to them in a loud voice, "What does your worship think can have befallen my master, Senor Licentiate Pero Perez?
To bed with your worship at once, and we will contrive to cure you here without fetching that Hurgada.
Yes, sir," says she; "and I hope your worship will send out your warrant to take up the hussy its mother, for she must be one of the neighbourhood; and I should be glad to see her committed to Bridewell, and whipt at the cart's tail.
A believer who worships every day and imbibes in himself this spirit is bound to become a person who is very cautious of his behaviour.
LAHORE, June 24, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Intelligence Agencies and Police have arrested two more terrorists involved in attacks on worships of Qadianis in provincial capital on May 28.
LAHORE, June 24, 2010 (Frontier Star): The Intelligence Agencies and Police have arrested two more terrorists involved in attacks on worships of Qadianis in provincial capital on May 28.
2 : to regard with respect, honor, or devotion <She worships her son.
With the temple remaining open for worships at all times during the renovation work, tearing out sections of drain spout was not an option.