Definitions for revererɪˈvɪər

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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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revere

    rē-vēr′, v.t. to regard with respectful awe: to venerate.—adj. Revēr′able, worthy of reverence.—n. Rev′erence, fear arising from high respect: respectful awe: veneration: honour: an act of revering or obeisance: a bow or courtesy: a title of the clergy.—v.t. to regard with reverence: to venerate or honour.—n. Rev′erencer.—adjs. Rev′erend, worthy of reverence: a title of the clergy (see Rev.): (B.) awful: venerable; Rev′erent, showing reverence: submissive: humble; Reveren′tial, proceeding from reverence: respectful: submissive.—advs. Reveren′tially; Rev′erently.—n. Re′verer, one who reveres.—Do reverence, to do honour; Make reverence, to worship; Saving your reverence, with all due respect to you. [O. Fr. reverer (Fr. révérer)—L. reverērire-, inten., verēri, to feel awe.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revere in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Esteem your friends, revere your teachers, honor your parents, regard your supporters.

  2. Johann von Goethe:

    The highest happiness of man ... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.

  3. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Americans expect to eat and stay thin, to be constantly on the move and ever more neighborly...to revere God and be God.

  4. Lao Tzu:

    The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'

  5. Candace Hammer:

    In our culture, we revere youth and beauty, so this is opening up the channels to have the 'let's talk' conversation, it's not shameful that you should need care.

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