Definitions for venerateˈvɛn əˌreɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•er•ateˈvɛn əˌreɪt(v.t.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. to regard or treat with reverence; revere.

Origin of venerate:

1615–25; < L venerātus, ptp. of venerārī to solicit the goodwill of (a god), worship, revere; see Venus


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

Anagrams of venerate

  1. enervate

Translations for venerate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to respect; to honour greatly

In some countries, old people are venerated more than in others.

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