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.
adj 1: profoundly honored; "revered holy men" [syn: august, venerable]
2: worthy of adoration or reverence [syn: reverenced, reverend,