Re·vere v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revered p. pr. & vb. n. Revering.] To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.
Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather revered as his father than treated as his partner in the empire. --Addison.
Syn: -- To venerate; adore; reverence.
n 1: American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride
(celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the
colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops
were coming (1735-1818) [syn: Paul Revere]
2: a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the
reverse side [syn: revers]
v 1: love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate
as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles" [syn:
idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship]
2: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider
hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your
father"; "We venerate genius" [syn: reverence, fear, venerate]