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Webster 1913 Edition


Revere

Re-vere′

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Revered
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Revering
.]
[L.
revereri
; pref.
re-
re- +
vereri
to fear, perh. akin to E.
wary
: cf. F.
révérer
.]
To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.
Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather
revered
as his father than treated as his partner in the empire.
Addison.
Syn. – To venerate; adore; reverence.

Webster 1828 Edition


Revere

REVE'RE

,
Verb.
T.
[L. revereor; re and vereor, to fear.]
To regard with fear mingled with respect and affection; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.
Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather revered as his father, than treated as his partner in the empire -

Definition 2022


revere

revere

See also: révéré and révère

English

Verb

revere (third-person singular simple present reveres, present participle revering, simple past and past participle revered)

  1. (transitive) To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion.
  2. (transitive) To venerate someone or something as an idol.

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Noun

revere (plural reveres)

  1. a revers