Rev·er·ence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reverenced p. pr. & vb. n. Reverencing ] To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate.
Let . . . the wife see that she reverence her husband. --Eph. v. 33.
Those that I reverence those I fear, the wise. --Shak.