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 worshiped
El Comandante used his Machiavellian bag of tricks to fuel a spoils system and political juggernaut that Venezuelans worshiped.
Lawrence grew up in Louisville, Ky., where she worshiped Lucille Ball.Jennifer Lawrence on ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘Hunger Games’ & More|Ramin Setoodeh|November 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Guru are worshiped in a manner barely distinguishable from divine worship,” Arthur Koestler observed in The Lotus and the Robot.
I saw it firsthand as a child in Indonesia, where devout Christians worshiped freely in an overwhelmingly Muslim country.
Where a god and goddess are worshiped together they are not husband and wife, but mother and son.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
If Daniel had not served God save when three times a day he worshiped toward the temple, the lions would have surely eaten him up.Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage
And when they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.A New Witness for God (Volume 1 of 3)|B. H. Roberts
He required clean hands and pure hearts of those who worshiped him.Greek Sculpture|Estelle M. Hurll
The high altar, with its many symbols, suggested the thousands that had worshiped there and gone away comforted.The Strollers|Frederic S. Isham
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.