verb (used with object), ven·er·at·ed, ven·er·at·ing.
Origin of venerate
Examples from the Web for venerator
Historical Examples of venerator
They are divided by a desire to laugh and an immense pity for the venerator.Frulein Schmidt and Mr. Anstruther
Elizabeth von Arnim
As a venerator of freedom and of liberty he regarded the Bible as the greatest text-book of freedom.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work
P. Chalmers Mitchell
Word Origin for venerate
1620s, from Latin veneratus, past participle of venerari "to reverence, worship" (see veneration). Related: Venerated; venerating.