Revere Definition

rĭ-vîr
revered, reveres, revering
verb
revered, reveres, revering
To regard with deep respect, love, and awe; venerate.
Webster's New World
To revere is to think very highly of someone or to greatly admire someone.
An example of revere is the way a boy looks up to his older brother.
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1735-1818; Am. silversmith & patriot: rode from Boston to Lexington (April 18, 1775) to warn the colonists that British troops were coming.
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Origin of Revere

  • French révérer from Old French reverer from Latin reverērī re- re- verērī to respect wer-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin re- + verÄ“rÄ«, present infinitive of vereor (“to fear").

    From Wiktionary

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