verb (used with object), wor·shiped, wor·ship·ing or (especially British) wor·shipped, wor·ship·ping.
verb (used without object), wor·shiped, wor·ship·ing or (especially British) wor·shipped, wor·ship·ping.
- worse for wear,
- worship the ground someone walks on,
Origin of worship
Examples from the Web for worship
A long-running argument exists over whether Christians and Muslims worship the same God.Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?|Jay Parini|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The worship of some of these deities appears to have included orgiastic rituals: music, wine, sex.
Her new single, “Pieta,” is something you can worship and blaspheme at the same time.
Some streams of Buddhism have the trappings of worship, rituals, and semi-divine beings, but others do not.
The worship that holds you for a few hours a week becomes, then, the clue to that deep truth inside.
The Bhīls worship the ordinary Hindu deities and the village godlings of the locality.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
He brought forward reasons for the worship of images, which the Christian worshippers of images subsequently adopted.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
Nothing else seemed wanting to make the poor creatures regard us as objects worthy of worship.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
About doctrine and worship; the Scripture is no law in any of these following cases, but hath left them undetermined.A Christian Directory|Baxter Richard
O lord of all created things, I worship thee to obtain thy grace.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
verb -ships, -shipping or -shipped or US -ships, -shiping or -shiped
Word Origin for worship
Old English worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (West Saxon) "condition of being worthy, honor, renown," from weorð "worthy" (see worth) + -scipe (see -ship). Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300. The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful (c.1300).
c.1200, from worship (n.). Related: Worshipped; worshipping.