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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 grandmother.

    Synonyms: adore, honor, reverence



revere

2

[ ri-veer ]

noun

Revere

3

[ ri-veer ]

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.

revere

1

/ rɪˈvɪə /

verb

  1. tr to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate


Revere

2

/ rɪˈvɪə /

noun

  1. ReverePaul17351818MUSPOLITICS: patriotARTS AND CRAFTS: silversmith 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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Derived Forms

  • reˈverer, noun
  • reˈverable, adjective

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Other Words From

  • re·ver·a·ble adjective
  • re·ver·er noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of revere1

First recorded in 1655–65; from Latin reverērī, equivalent to re- re- + verērī “to stand in awe of, fear, feel reverence” (akin to ware 2 )

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Word History and Origins

Origin of revere1

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

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Example Sentences

Three decades later, Forever My Lady is revered as a classic and the album that cemented Jodeci into music history.

From the time of his appointment, the already revered luxury house has reached even larger heights, finding its way in the hands and closets of more celebrities, influencers, and fashion aficionados than ever before.

On Monday, Israeli police escalated its crackdown on protesters by entering the Al-Haram Al-Sharif, site of the revered Al-Aqsa mosque, during the last days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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He’s a great guy, and I think if you talk to any player, they not only love him but revere him, not just for his coaching ability but for the way he treats them as people.

This weekend’s Sweet 16 features two Pac-12 representatives from the state of Oregon alone, while the revered Big Ten has just one team total.

At the end of the opening heist, I could practically feel my feet sinking into the grimy sand of Revere Beach.

Taking their inspiration from Paul Revere, they are calling their tour Operation Midnight Ride.

The title of his forthcoming book is Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans.

Neocons scorn Wilson and revere Theodore Roosevelt, who believed, at least for part of his career, in unfettered American power.

Not the life itself—he would always revere that—but the labor that supported it.

Men fasten upon a symbol such, as it is hoped, the hardiest will revere, and syllable it out as evidence of truth.

Finally we were off, and certainly this midnight ride compares favorably with Paul Revere's famous ride.

The growers in Revere and Cambridge would feel they could not get along without the dwarf trees.

In the estimation of wise and good men, it takes precedence of all other books: they not only admire, but revere and love it.

Physical and mental endowments were in excess, and the two men, trained in the schools, had learned to love—almost to revere him.

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