- to regard or treat with reverence; revere.
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
- to hold in deep respect; revere
- to honour in recognition of qualities of holiness, excellence, wisdom, etc
Word Origin for venerate
Word Origin and History for venerator
1620s, from Latin veneratus, past participle of venerari "to reverence, worship" (see veneration). Related: Venerated; venerating.