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revere Line breaks: re¦vere
Pronunciation: /rɪˈvɪə/

Definition of revere in English:


[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, think highly of, have a high opinion of, hold in high regard, esteem, hold in (high) esteem, think much of, approve of, appreciate, cherish, value, set (great) store by, prize, treasure, look up to;
worship, pay homage to, venerate, reverence, adulate, hold in awe, idolize, put on a pedestal, lionize, hero-worship, honour, love


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

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