What does venerate mean?

Definitions for venerateˈvɛn əˌreɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word venerate.

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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