Definitions for revererɪˈvɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•vererɪˈvɪər(v.t.)-vered, -ver•ing.

  1. to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate.

Origin of revere:

1655–65; < L reverērī=re-re - +verērī to stand in awe of, fear, feel reverence

re•ver′a•ble(adj.)

re•vererɪˈvɪər(n.)

  1. Ref: revers.

Re•vererɪˈvɪər(n.)

  1. Paul, 1735–1818, American silversmith and patriot.

    Category: Biography

  2. a city in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay, near Boston: seaside resort. 42,423.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Revere, Paul Revere(noun)

    American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)

  2. revers, revere(verb)

    a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side

  3. idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere(verb)

    love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol

    "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"

  4. reverence, fear, revere, venerate(verb)

    regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

    "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"

Wiktionary

  1. revere(Noun)

    a revers

  2. revere(Verb)

    To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion.

  3. revere(Verb)

    To venerate someone or something as an idol.

  4. Origin: From re- + vereri, present infinitive of vereor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revere(verb)

    to regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation

Freebase

  1. Revere

    Revere is a city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, located approximately 5 miles from downtown Boston. It is named after the American Revolutionary War patriot Paul Revere. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city has a population of 51,755 inhabitants. Revere borders the towns of Winthrop, East Boston and Chelsea to the south, Everett and Malden to the west, Saugus and Lynn to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10 square miles, of which, 5.9 square miles of it is land and 4.1 square miles of it is water.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

revere(verb)

to feel or show great respect for

The students revere the professor.

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