There are 2 main definitions of revere in English:


Syllabification: re·vere
Pronunciation: /rəˈvir


[with object]
Feel deep respect or admiration for (something): Cézanne’s still lifes were revered by his contemporaries
More example sentences
  • It is, therefore, obligatory on every Muslim to respect and revere these holy places.
  • There is no better way to consider the significance of the Sun in astrology than to reflect upon its importance to a culture whose survival was dependent upon respecting and revering its power.
  • Now the tantric injunction to respect, honor and revere the body makes sense.
respect, admire, honor, think highly of, esteem, hold in high esteem, hold in high regard, look up to, put on a pedestal, lionize, reverence


mid 17th century: from French révérer or Latin revereri, from re- (expressing intensive force) + vereri 'to fear'.

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