Adjective "Revered" definition and examples

(Revered may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/rɪˈvɪə/

Definitions and examples

verb

Feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
  1. 'Hank loves and reveres the music, but has fun with it too.'
  2. 'Now the tantric injunction to respect, honor and revere the body makes sense.'
  3. 'He reveres tradition and worships speed, riding hundreds of miles a week, logging at least 30 miles before work.'
  4. 'It is, therefore, obligatory on every Muslim to respect and revere these holy places.'
  5. 'Here was a man who loved and revered God more than anyone I had ever known, either in person or in their writings.'
  6. 'I adore, admire and revere their faith, their endurance, their agonizing love for God.'
  7. 'If we could revere our planet with the same respect and love that we gave in the past to God, it would benefit us as well as Earth.'
  8. 'In the interests of good government it is essential that the monarch be revered, but not genuinely loved.'
  9. 'The point is, from an early age, children come to admire and revere superheroes, if not for what they stand for, then for what they can do.'
  10. 'It's rare to find a singer who reveres his fans almost as much as they worship him.'

More definitions

1. to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be revered by admirers."

"institutions can be revered by publics."

"missionaries can be revered."

"leaders can be revered."

"nuns can be revered."

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Origin

(revere)Mid 17th century: from French révérer or Latin revereri, from re- (expressing intensive force) + vereri ‘to fear’.