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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
revere
verb
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Collins was revered by his fellow countrymen.
▪ Most of us revere the Bible, but few of us read it regularly.
▪ Ondaatje is revered as one of Canada's best writers.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ His name is revered still in Ayrshire.
▪ In big-band circles Bailey is revered for his section leading ability, but his solo improvising has been vastly underrated.
▪ Jones is much revered as the king of country, and his fans deserve the whole picture.
▪ They soon recognized the humble status of these priests and so adopted the more revered robes of the literati.
▪ This semester they imitate Faulkner, reject Beckett, revere Rich.
▪ What happened to our thinking about snakes that we changed from revering them as sacred to fearing them as evil?
▪ Whether we invoke him, or revere him, or simply live in fear of him, this deity is always dangerous.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Revere

Revere \Re*vere"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revered; p. pr. & vb. n. Revering.] [L. revereri; pref. re- re- + vereri to fear, perh. akin to E. wary: cf. F. r['e]v['e]rer.] To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.

Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather revered as his father than treated as his partner in the empire.
--Addison.

Syn: To venerate; adore; reverence.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
revere

1660s, from French révérer, from Latin revereri "revere, fear" (see reverence (n.), which also was the earlier form of the verb). Related: Revered; revering.

Wiktionary
revere

n. a revers vb. 1 (context transitive English) To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion. 2 (context transitive English) To venerate someone or something as an idol.

WordNet
revere
  1. v. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles" [syn: idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship]

  2. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius" [syn: reverence, fear, venerate]

Gazetteer
Revere, MO -- U.S. town in Missouri
Population (2000): 121
Housing Units (2000): 59
Land area (2000): 0.186796 sq. miles (0.483800 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.186796 sq. miles (0.483800 sq. km)
FIPS code: 61292
Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
Location: 40.495144 N, 91.677021 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Revere, MA -- U.S. city in Massachusetts
Population (2000): 47283
Housing Units (2000): 20181
Land area (2000): 5.914679 sq. miles (15.318947 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 4.110965 sq. miles (10.647351 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 10.025644 sq. miles (25.966298 sq. km)
FIPS code: 56585
Located within: Massachusetts (MA), FIPS 25
Location: 42.416247 N, 71.005250 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 02151
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Revere, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
Population (2000): 100
Housing Units (2000): 44
Land area (2000): 0.574732 sq. miles (1.488550 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.574732 sq. miles (1.488550 sq. km)
FIPS code: 53908
Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
Location: 44.222177 N, 95.363451 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 56166
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Wikipedia
Revere

Revere may refer to:

Revere (Massachusetts)
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Revere (band)

Revere (stylised as REVERE) are a British Indie Rock band based in London, England. Its current members are Stephen Ellis ( guitar, vocals), Ellie Wilson ( violin, vocals), Nicholas Hirst ( keyboard, vocal), Ruban Byrne (guitar, vocals), Thom Ashworth ( bass), Ian Cotterhill ( drums) and Kathleen Mckie ( cello).

Usage examples of "revere".

Not even a vicar, no matter how revered he was in antiquarian circles.

Windham, that his important occupations as an active statesman did not prevent him from paying assiduous respect to the dying Sage whom he revered, Mr.

He was brusque and dismissive of all the values that Harald Wintei revered.

The woman was with him for weeks, and so he must know who would benefit by the--ah, expungement of your revered relatives.

As the chief administrator of the Planetary Council of the Independent and Most Revered Homeworld of Earth silently digested this news, his friend and assistant extraordinaire gazed back at him with the desperate eyes of a short-legged dog locked alone for the night in a butcher shop with high counters.

Jihad fervor, everyone had called on the name of little Manion Butler and revered the valiant mother who had first raised her hand against the thinking machines.

On the streets of Naples, Lo Manto was respected if not revered by the thieves.

Mashhad is one of the very holy cities of Persian Islam, because a highly revered martyr of olden time, the Imam Riza, is entombed in an ornate masjid there.

Unlike the revered Sarah Siddons, who first trod the boards in Drury Lane more than a quarter of a century before, India Parr was not foremost a tragic actress.

The woman looked at him with a strange expression, the expression of one who loves and respects, even reveres, the isolation and secrecy of another soul.

The once revered warrior has become revered once again, at least among the thinning ranks of Achaeans, appearing on his four-horsed chariot wherever the Greek lines appeared ready to give way, urging trench engineers to replace stakes and redig collapsed areas, improving the internal trenches with sand berms and firing slits, sending men and boys out as scouts at night to steal water from the Trojans, and always calling for the men to have heart.

Though, in theory, the French are most excellent sanitarians and as a country revere the name of Pasteur, while we have forgotten, if we ever did know, the name of Lister, in practice they are about as poor a nation in practical sanitation as it is possible to be.

Adopting my contingency plan, I slipped through the group and tucked my hand under the arm of a man with the white hair of a televangelist, the deceptively trustworthy eyes of same, and a hawkish red nose-and therefore the man most likely to be the revered judge.

Clearly, our moral, emotional, and religious beliefs enter the picture here, since they have their own rival view of mourning, notably that death is unallowable, that our ties to our loved ones are imperishable, that they should be revered.

He highlighted that claim with the revering brush of his fingertips along the underswell of her breast.