Worship meaning

wûrshĭp
To participate in religious rites of worship.
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Worship is an extreme devotion or admiration for someone or something.

An example of worship is deadheads following the Grateful Dead all over the United States.

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To honor and love as a deity.
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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.
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Greatness of character; honor; dignity; worthiness.
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To regard with ardent or adoring esteem or devotion.
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The devotion accorded to a deity or to a sacred object.
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To engage in worship, or perform an act of religious devotion; specif., to offer prayers, attend church services, etc.
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Worship means to show devotion or admiration to a religious deity or another.

An example of worship is chanting.

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To have intense love or admiration for; adore or idolize.
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Used as a form of address for magistrates, mayors, and certain other dignitaries.

Your Worship.

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Ardent admiration or love; adoration.

The worship of celebrities.

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To show religious devotion or reverence for; adore or venerate as a deity.
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The definition of worship is a church service or ritual showing devotion for a deity.

An example of worship is Sunday Mass.

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Extreme devotion or intense love or admiration of any kind.
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A distinct type of religious group, as a sect.
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1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.3.

Then he forth on his journey did proceede, / To seeke adventures which mote him befall, / And win him worship through his warlike deed [...]

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The religious ceremonies that express this devotion.
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(by extension) The ardent love of a something.
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An object of worship.
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Honour; respect; civil deference.
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To honour with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize.
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(UK) A form of address of a mayor and other dignitaries.
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(Canada, archaic) A form of address of a mayor.
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Something worshiped.
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To reverence (a deity, etc.) with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honour of.
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(intransitive) To participate in religious ceremonies.

We worship at the church down the road.

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Origin of worship

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

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

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

    From Wiktionary