1. [ verb ] (religion) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
Synonyms: revere venerate fear

"Fear God as your father" "We venerate genius"

Related terms: respect worship enshrine awe
2. [ noun ] (religion) a profound emotion inspired by a deity
Synonyms: veneration fear awe

"the fear of God"

Related terms: fear emotion
3. [ noun ] a reverent mental attitude
Related terms: irreverence attitude
Similar spelling:   reverenced