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 revered
It is the kind of compassion espoused by every world religion and every revered religious leader.
Some of the authors most revered by their contemporaries now languish in relative obscurity.
In Japan, the master blender is the most important person in the production process and is as revered as a chef.Watch Out, Scotland! Japanese Whisky Is on the Rise|Kayleigh Kulp|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still little known outside the world of aviation, within it he is revered.
After a few middling seasons from the revered hometown team, a few of the neighbors raised their eyebrows in surprise at the news.
Putnik, the revered old strategist, declared that he could do no more.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1|Henry Baerlein
This and many like experiences caused the Pawnees to believe that their revered leader led a charmed life.Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences|Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Men clung to them as to keepsakes of the past—revered relics of more intelligible and better-ordered times.The Ancien Regime|Charles Kingsley
In another temple monkeys are revered too, careering about the walls and courtyards and being fed by the curious and the devout.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas
Methought I went one day to church to hear a revered elderly relative of mine preach.
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.