Revere meaning

rĭ-vîr
To regard with awe, deference, and devotion.
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To regard with deep respect, love, and awe; venerate.
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To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion.
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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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To venerate someone or something as an idol.
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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