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revere1

[ri-veer] /rɪˈvɪər/
verb (used with object), revered, revering.
1.
to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate:
The child revered her mother.
Origin of revere1
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin reverērī, equivalent to re- re- + verērī to stand in awe of, fear, feel reverence (akin to ware2)
Related forms
reverable, adjective
reverer, noun
unrevered, adjective
Synonyms
reverence, honor, adore.

revere2

[ri-veer] /rɪˈvɪər/
noun
1.

Revere

[ri-veer] /rɪˈvɪər/
noun
1.
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.
2.
a city in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay, near Boston: seaside resort.
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  • I honour the plant, I revere the tree, and would cherish its branches.

  • He is buried in my heart, not in the earth, and I shall love him and revere him always!

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • 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 Allen French
British Dictionary definitions for revere

revere

/rɪˈvɪə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
Derived Forms
reverable, adjective
reverer, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin reverēri, from re- + verērī to fear, be in awe of

Revere

/rɪˈvɪə/
noun
1.
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
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Word Origin and History for revere
v.

1660s, from French révérer, from Latin revereri "revere, fear" (see reverence (n.), which also was the earlier form of the verb). Related: Revered; revering.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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