- (US) Present participle of worship.
Variant of worship
- reverence or devotion for a deity; religious homage or veneration
- a church service or other rite showing this
- extreme devotion or intense love or admiration of any kind
- Chiefly Brit. a title of honor used in speaking to or of magistrates, mayors, or certain others holding high rank: preceded by Your or by His or Her
- Rare something worshiped
- Rare a distinct type of religious group, as a sect
- Archaic greatness of character; honor; dignity; worthiness
Origin of worshipMiddle English worschip ; from Old English weorthscipe, honor, dignity, worship: see worth and amp; -ship
transitive verbworshiped or worshipped, worshiping or worshipping
- to show religious devotion or reverence for; adore or venerate as a deity
- to have intense love or admiration for; adore or idolize
to engage in worship, or perform an act of religious devotion; specif., to offer prayers, attend church services, etc.