from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To regard with awe, deference, and devotion.
- n. Variant of revers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion.
- v. To venerate someone or something as an idol.
- n. a revers
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To regard with deepest respect and awe; venerate; reverence; hold in great honor or high esteem.
- Synonyms Worship, Reverence, etc. See adore.
- n. A Middle English form of river.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)
- v. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
- n. a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
- v. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
French révérer, from Old French reverer, from Latin reverērī : re-, re- + verērī, to respect.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin re- + verērī, present infinitive of vereor ("to fear"). (Wiktionary)