Definition of venerate in English:

venerate

Line breaks: ven¦er|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛnəreɪt
 
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verb

[with object]

Derivatives

venerator

noun
More example sentences
  • John Paul clearly thinks the reconsideration went too far, and his fellow venerators of Mary agree.
  • The Holy Icons were being destroyed, and their venerators were being severely persecuted.
  • Che's venerators, of course, occupy nearly the whole Island of Cuba and most of Latin America.

Origin

early 17th century (earlier (Middle English) as veneration): from Latin venerat- 'adored, revered', from the verb venerari.

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