Definition of revere:
- idolize (part of speech: verb)
- worship (part of speech: verb)
- respect (part of speech: verb)
I have described my grandfather and my residence, but now I must introduce my grandmother; my dear, excellent, grandmother, whom I loved so much when she was living, and whose memory I shall ever revere.- "Valerie", Frederick Marryat.
For, borne on the night wind of the past, Through all our history, to the last, The people will waken and listen to hear The hurrying hoof beats of that steed, And the midnight message of Paul Revere.- "The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees", Mary Caroline Crawford.
Taught by your late failure and your present peril, bid your anger against me cease; respect the laws, revere the freedom of your city, and think that no state presents a nobler spectacle than men born as ye are- a patrician and illustrious order- using your power to protect your city, your wealth to nurture its arts, your chivalry to protect its laws!- "Rienzi", Edward Bulwer Lytton.