verb (used with object), re·vered, re·ver·ing.
Words nearby revere
Origin of revere1
OTHER WORDS FROM reverere·ver·a·ble, adjectivere·ver·er, nounun·re·vered, adjective
Examples from the Web for revering
Revering the monarchy and established institutions, they endured forty years of persecution before they took up arms.
In "Heroes and Hero-Worship" the habit has grown of revering mere will, rather than calm intellectual and moral power.Nineteenth Century Questions|James Freeman Clarke
While revering the priest, he always felt himself superior even to the bishop of Rome.The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation|Ernst Von Dobschutz
But thou art frustrated in thy marriage with this unhappy virgin, whom I betrothed to thee, revering thy friendship.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides
But I'd keep "discerning," instead of substituting "revering."The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce