Crossword clues for worship
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Worship \Wor"ship\, n. [OE. worshipe, wur[eth]scipe, AS. weor[eth]scipe; weor[eth] worth + -scipe -ship. See Worth, a., and -ship.]
Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness. [Obs.]
A man of worship and honour.
Elfin, born of noble state, And muckle worship in his native land.
Honor; respect; civil deference. [Obs.]
Of which great worth and worship may be won.
Then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.
--Luke xiv. 10.
Hence, a title of honor, used in addresses to certain magistrates and others of rank or station.
My father desires your worships' company.
The act of paying divine honors to the Supreme Being; religious reverence and homage; adoration, or acts of reverence, paid to God, or a being viewed as God. ``God with idols in their worship joined.''
The worship of God is an eminent part of religion, and prayer is a chief part of religious worship.
Obsequious or submissive respect; extravagant admiration; adoration.
'T is your inky brows, your black silk hair, Your bugle eyeballs, nor your cheek of cream, That can my spirits to your worship.
An object of worship.
In attitude and aspect formed to be At once the artist's worship and despair.
Devil worship, Fire worship, Hero worship, etc. See under Devil, Fire, Hero, etc.
Worship \Wor"ship\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Worshiped Worshipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Worshiping or Worshipping.]
To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence. [Obsoles.]
Our grave . . . shall have a tongueless mouth, Not worshiped with a waxen epitaph.
This holy image that is man God worshipeth.
To pay divine honors to; to reverence with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honor of; to adore; to venerate.
But God is to be worshiped.
When all our fathers worshiped stocks and stones.
To honor with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize.
With bended knees I daily worship her.
Syn: To adore; revere; reverence; bow to; honor.
Worship \Wor"ship\, v. i. To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform religious service.
Our fathers worshiped in this mountain; and ye say that
in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
--John iv. 20.
Was it for this I have loved . . . and worshiped in
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (West Saxon) "condition of being worthy, dignity, glory, distinction, honor, renown," from weorð "worthy" (see worth) + -scipe (see -ship). Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300. The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful "honorable" (c.1300).
c.1200, from worship (n.). Related: Worshipped; worshipping.
n. (context obsolete English) The condition of being worthy; honour, distinction. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To reverence (a deity, etc.) with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honour of. 2 (context transitive English) To honour with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize. 3 (context intransitive English) To participate in religious ceremonies.
show devotion to (a deity); "Many Hindus worship Shiva"
attend religious services; "They worship in the traditional manner"
Worship is Michael W. Smith's sixteenth album. The album, Smith's first album of contemporary worship music, was recorded live and was released on Reunion Records in 2001. The album was reissued as a DualDisc in 2005.
His or Her Worship is an honorific prefix for mayors, Justices of the Peace and magistrates in present or former Commonwealth realms. In spoken address, these officials are addressed as Your Worship or referred to as His or Her Worship. In Australia all States now use Your Honour as the form of address for magistrates (the same as has always been used for judges in higher courts).
Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity.
Worship may also refer to:
- Contemporary worship music
- Worship (style), an honorific prefix
- Worship (Michael W. Smith album), 2001
- Worship (A Place to Bury Strangers album), 2012
- Worship, a Roman Catholic hymnal -- see List of hymnals
Worship is the third album from the noise rock band A Place to Bury Strangers. It is their first album for their new label Dead Oceans. "You Are the One" was released a free download on April, 2.
The track listing has been confirmed on the label's site.
Usage examples of "worship".
With Martha Corey in attendance, the afflicted disrupted virtually the entire worship service.
But the triumph of the Koran is more pure and meritorious, as it was not assisted by any visible splendor of worship which might allure the Pagans by some resemblance of idolatry.
In order to avail oneself of ambrosia, one must be willing to worship these individuals as gods.
It represents the erotic, libidinal, anarchistic, and subjective values worshiped by Hagbard Celine and our friends in the Legion of Dynamic Discord.
Antediluvian apostasy was the worship of God as Creator and Benefactor, and not as the Jehovah-God of Covenant and Mercy.
According to the ancient Analects, which guided the practitioners of Confucianism, ginger was such an important food that Confucius approved of its use even during periods of fasting or sacrificial worship, when the consumption of all other pungent or malodorous foods was prohibited.
This astrolatry, originally a kind of fetichism, became nature-worship, and gradually rose to the worship of the intelligence manifested to our contemplation in the movement of the heavenly luminaries.
The horror, however, with which one shudders at their worship is attributable, in some measure, to the mere effect of costume.
Malevolent Being in the early ages of the world, and the fall of man is attributed in the Boundehesch to an apostate worship of him, from which men were converted by a succession of prophets terminating with Zoroaster.
He was tired of worshipping or tyrannizing over the bistred or umbered beauties of mingled blood among whom he had been living.
Mary McKay only by her general reputation, and given that Amanda had put her forward, he had expected the usual New Age Earth Mother Goddess Worshiping Off the Male Chauvinist Pig vibrational blather, which, knowing George, would serve as springboard material for diverse diverting digressions into the wildest of blue yonders.
For once far away in the beginning the Kendah were two peoples, but the lighter-coloured people who worshipped the Child came down from the north and conquered the black people, bringing the Child with them, or so I understood her, Baas, thousands and thousands of years ago when the world was young.
I suppose, from the hero worship he developed when he was a teenager, and Blake was a star bronc rider on the rodeo circuit.
By the adoption of the new psalmody the Puritan and Presbyterian churches, perhaps not consciously, but none the less actually, yielded the major premiss of the only argument by which liturgical worship was condemned on principle.
Greg, that demons are taken very seriously by most of the population there, who mix Catholicism and Afro-Brazilian worship of macumba and umbanda.