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revere

1
[ri-veer]
verb (used with object), re·vered, re·ver·ing.
  1. to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother.
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Origin of revere

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1655–65; < Latin reverērī, equivalent to re- re- + verērī to stand in awe of, fear, feel reverence (akin to ware2)
Related formsre·ver·a·ble, adjectivere·ver·er, nounun·re·vered, adjective

Synonyms for revere

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British Dictionary definitions for reverable

revere

verb
  1. (tr) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
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Derived Formsreverable, adjectivereverer, noun

Word Origin for revere

C17: from Latin reverēri, from re- + verērī to fear, be in awe of

Revere

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 reverable

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.

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