verb (used with object), rev·er·enced, rev·er·enc·ing.
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Origin of reverence
SYNONYMS FOR reverence
OTHER WORDS FROM reverencerev·er·enc·er, nounnon·rev·er·ence, nounself-rev·er·ence, nounun·rev·er·enced, adjective
Words nearby reverence
Example sentences from the Web for reverence
I have such reverence for the office, I would never use that term.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Walker said instructors emphasize reverence for human life and the dignity and liberty of all persons.Agencies Are Updating Policies to Comply With New Use-of-Force Standards|Jesse Marx|June 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
They included the officers who had turned their backs on the Jumbotron, but there now was only reverence in their ranks.
Labor Day is always a day that blends celebration with reverence.
Brewers and legal experts speak of him in hushed tones, with equal parts irritation and reverence.
Lincoln was just wrong to hope that “reverence for the laws” would become our “political religion.”
I get the reverence for tradition that defines a place like Ole Miss.
That child was as truly an object of reverence to us as any patient sufferer of mature age.Household Education|Harriet Martineau
Self-respect in man is ultimately based on reverence for the Divine.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
She looked at her almost adoringly, and at last touched the soft thick gray velvet of her drapery with reverence.Mre Girauds Little Daughter|Frances Hodgson Burnett
When Jack paused on his downward way, the priest coming up at once knelt on the steps to show his reverence.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Fergus Hume
The execution of this act of reverence evinced long and careful training.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith