['rev(ə)r(ə)ns] or ['rɛvərəns]


(noun.) an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy).

(noun.) a reverent mental attitude.

(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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(n.) Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration.

(n.) The act of revering; a token of respect or veneration; an obeisance.

(n.) That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.

(n.) A person entitled to be revered; -- a title applied to priests or other ministers with the pronouns his or your; sometimes poetically to a father.

(v. t.) To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. Veneration, honor, homage, adoration, awe.

v. a. Revere.

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Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Honor, awe, veneration, adoration, deference, devotion, respect, worship,homage

ANT:Dishonor, contempt, slight, irreverent, contumely, contumacy

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Unserious Contents or Definition

n. The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.

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