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.
Origin of worship
Synonyms for worship
Examples from the Web for worshiper
Contemporary Examples of worshiper
Lost co-creator and Harry Potter worshiper Damon Lindelof expected to love Deathly Hallows.
Lost co-creator and Harry Potter worshiper, Damon Lindelof, expected to love Deathly Hallows.
Historical Examples of worshiper
He was a worshiper of language for its own sake and cast a vote accordingly.In a Little Town
The Egyptian beholder and worshiper was not to be attracted and charmed, but overwhelmed.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
But neither of them know, as does their worshiper and lover, what lies on the other side of the moon.Visions and Revisions
John Cowper Powys
It enables every one who comes into the church to be a worshiper.The Worship of the Church
Jacob A. Regester
The Church bell then rings, and ere it stops every worshiper is seated.The Story of John G. Paton
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.