verb (used with object), ven·er·at·ed, ven·er·at·ing.
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Examples from the Web for venerate
How else to explain what just happened: An Israeli government decided to venerate land over justice, and over life itself.Why The Prisoner Release Reinforces The Occupied/Occupier Relationship|Emily L. Hauser|July 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Hermiac statue, which they venerate in Cyllenê above other symbols, is an erect Phallus on a pedestal.
They venerate him as highly as they do the Prophet, and consider all other Musalmns to be unbelievers.The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell
I venerate the law, and especially our system of law, as one of the vastest products of the human mind.The Path of the Law|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Basors of the Lurhia clan, who venerate a grinding-stone, worship this implement at the time of eating the marriage cakes.
Though it consume our own dwelling, who does not venerate fire, without which human life can hardly exist on earth?Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
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Word Origin and History for venerate
1620s, from Latin veneratus, past participle of venerari "to reverence, worship" (see veneration). Related: Venerated; venerating.