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Meaning of REVERE

Pronunciation:  ri'veer, ri'veer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
  2. [n]  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)
  3. [v]  love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
  4. [v]  regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"

REVERE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: fear, hero-worship, idolise, idolize, Paul Revere, reverence, revers, venerate, worship
 See Also: adore, American Revolutionary leader, drool over, enshrine, esteem, lapel, prise, prize, respect, saint, silversmith, silverworker, slobber over, value



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*vere"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revered}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Revering}.] [L. revereri; pref. re- re- + vereri to fear,
perh. akin to E. wary: cf. F. r['e]v['e]rer.]
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.