verb (used with object), revered, revering.
to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate:
The child revered her mother.
(transitive) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
Paul. 1735–1818, American patriot and silversmith, best known for his night ride on April 18, 1775, to warn the Massachusetts colonists of the coming of the British troops
noun 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration. 2. the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence. 3. a gesture indicative of deep respect; an obeisance, bow, or curtsy. 4. the state of being revered, or treated with respect tinged with awe. 5. (initial capital letter) a title used […]
adjective 1. (initial capital letter) (used as a title of respect applied or prefixed to the name of a member of the clergy or a religious order): Reverend Timothy Cranshaw; Reverend Mother. 2. worthy to be revered; entitled to reverence. 3. pertaining to or characteristic of the clergy. noun 4. Informal. a member of the […]
- Reverend mother
noun 1. a title of respect or form of address for the Mother Superior of a convent
adjective 1. feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by reverence; deeply respectful: a reverent greeting. adjective 1. feeling, expressing, or characterized by reverence