Definitions for venerateˈvɛn əˌreɪt

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  1. 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"

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  1. venerate(Verb)

    To treat with great respect and deference.

  2. venerate(Verb)

    To revere or hold in awe.

  3. Origin: From venerātus, perfect passive participle of veneror (worship, reverence).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. Venerate(verb)

    to regard with reverential respect; to honor with mingled respect and awe; to reverence; to revere; as, we venerate parents and elders

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