- to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother.
Origin of revere1
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reverence, honor, adore.
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- (tr) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
C17: from Latin reverēri, from re- + verērī to fear, be in awe of
- 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 reverable
1660s, from French révérer, from Latin revereri "revere, fear" (see reverence (n.), which also was the earlier form of the verb). Related: Revered; revering.
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