- to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother.
Origin of revere1
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- Paul,1735–1818, American silversmith and patriot, famous for his night horseback ride, April 18, 1775, to warn Massachusetts colonists of the coming of British troops.
- a city in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay, near Boston: seaside resort.
Examples from the Web for revere
At the end of the opening heist, I could practically feel my feet sinking into the grimy sand of Revere Beach.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction
June 6, 2014
Neocons scorn Wilson and revere Theodore Roosevelt, who believed, at least for part of his career, in unfettered American power.‘Neoconservative’ Needs to Be Retired. Why Not Try ‘Imperialist’?
June 5, 2013
But the years since have revealed that, indeed, there is nothing to fear—or revere—about the fatwa.The Fatwa Against Women Touching Bananas and Other Stupid Islamic Orders
Asra Q. Nomani
December 10, 2011
The presently serving generation of warriors has real heroes to honor and revere.The Changing Face of Arlington Cemetery
Joseph R. Chenelly
May 29, 2011
To revere the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights and to invoke the 10th Amendment?Sarah Palin's Media Strategy
November 22, 2010
I honour the plant, I revere the tree, and would cherish its branches.The Fall of British Tyranny
He is buried in my heart, not in the earth, and I shall love him and revere him always!The Christian
In tenderest love may we ever cherish and bless and revere her memory.The Last Voyage
Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Other nations may revere that name, but no Roman can endure it.A Short History of Spain
Mary Platt Parmele
Revere does not mention the fact that he was himself a member of the Tea-Party.The Siege of Boston
- (tr) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
- Paul . 1735–1818, American patriot and silversmith, best known for his night ride on April 18, 1775, to warn the Massachusetts colonists of the coming of the British troops
Word Origin and History for revere
1660s, from French révérer, from Latin revereri "revere, fear" (see reverence (n.), which also was the earlier form of the verb). Related: Revered; revering.