Definitions for venerateˈvɛn əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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 Dictionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venerate

    ven′e-rāt, v.t. to honour or reverence with religious awe: to reverence: to regard with the greatest respect.—adjs. Ven′erant (rare), Ven′erātive, reverent.—ns. Venerā′tion, the act of venerating: the state of being venerated: the highest degree of respect and reverence: respect mingled with reverence and awe: awe; Ven′erātor, one who venerates. [L. venerāri, -ātus.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

    As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.

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