- Revered is defined as profoundly honored, or feeling deep respect for something.
When you have a family member that you respect and honor, this is an example of someone that is revered.
- simple past tense and past participle of revere
- The villagers revered their religious leader for his example of pious conduct.
Variant of revere
transitive verbrevered, revering
to regard with deep respect, love, and awe; venerate
Origin of revere; from French or L: French révérer ; from Classical Latin revereri ; from re-, again + vereri, to fear, feel awe ; from Indo-European base an unverified form wer-, to cover, protect from source warn