verb (used with object), re·vered, re·ver·ing.
- reverberation time,
- reverberatory furnace,
- revere, paul,
- reverend mother,
Origin of revere1
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|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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’?|Peter Beinart|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
The presently serving generation of warriors has real heroes to honor and revere.
To revere the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights and to invoke the 10th Amendment?
If I am asked whether it is in my nature to revere the sun, again I say--'Surely, yes!'The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX.|Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Revere was brave; he fain would not die without a struggle for his life.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady
He ought to marry a saint like Madame Guyon; I think that it would be easier to revere him as a saint than to marry him.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
The king, in the midst of his irregularities, long continued to revere the aged bishop as a father.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
I hate them: and, though I revere the lady, scorn all relation to them.Clarissa, Volume 7|Samuel Richardson
Word Origin 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.