An example of venerable is a well respected and admired judge.
A venerable monument.
On the box beside the driver sat a venerable old attendant.
It contains one of the most venerable Hindu shrines, founded, according to tradition, by Rama himself, which for centuries has been the resort of thousands of pilgrims from all parts of India.
The older any religious tradition or mode of worship is, the more venerable is it, the richer in divine ideas.
Even were the venerable name to survive, it was felt that it would pass, by the election of the princes now tributary to France, from the house of Habsburg to that of Bonaparte.
declared him "venerable"; he was beatified by Pius VII.