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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wor·ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Worshiped Worshipped; p. pr. & vb. n. WorshipingWorshipping.]
 1. To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence.  [Obsoles.]
 Our grave . . . shall have a tongueless mouth,
 Not worshiped with a waxen epitaph.   --Shak.
    This holy image that is man God worshipeth.   --Foxe.
 2. To pay divine honors to; to reverence with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honor of; to adore; to venerate.
    But God is to be worshiped.   --Shak.
    When all our fathers worshiped stocks and stones.   --Milton.
 3. To honor with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize.
    With bended knees I daily worship her.   --Carew.
 Syn: -- To adore; revere; reverence; bow to; honor.