Worship Definition

wûrshĭp
worshiped, worshiping, worshipped, worshipping, worships
noun
worships
Reverence or devotion for a deity; religious homage or veneration.
Webster's New World
A church service or other rite showing this.
Webster's New World
The ceremonies, prayers, or other religious forms by which this love is expressed.
A chapel where worship is held daily.
American Heritage
Extreme devotion or intense love or admiration of any kind.
Webster's New World
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.
Webster's New World
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verb
worshiped, worshiping, worshipped, worshipping, worships
To show religious devotion or reverence for; adore or venerate as a deity.
Webster's New World
To regard with ardent or adoring esteem or devotion.
American Heritage
To have intense love or admiration for; adore or idolize.
Webster's New World
To engage in worship, or perform an act of religious devotion; specif., to offer prayers, attend church services, etc.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Worship

Noun

Singular:
worship
Plural:
worships

Origin of Worship

  • From Middle English worschippe, worthschipe, from Old English weorþscipe, corresponding to worth (“worthy, honorable") +"Ž -ship. Cognate with Scots worschip (“worship").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English worshipe worthiness, honor from Old English weorthscipe weorth worth worth1 -scipe -ship

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

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