AskDefine | Define revere

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1 American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818) [syn: Paul Revere]
2 a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side [syn: revers]


1 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]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. to regard someone or something with great awe or devotion
  2. to venerate someone or something as an idol


to regard someone or something with great awe or devotion
to venerate someone or something as an idol



Extensive Definition

Revere may refer to:
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See also

revere in German: Revere
revere in Dutch: Revere
revere in Polish: Revere
revere in Volapük: Revere

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accord respect to, admire, adore, adulate, apotheosize, appreciate, beatify, cherish, dearly love, defer to, deify, do homage to, do service, enjoy, enshrine, entertain respect for, esteem, exalt, favor, glorify, hero-worship, hold dear, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, honor, idolize, look up to, love, love to distraction, magnify, pay homage to, prize, regard, respect, reverence, sanctify, think highly of, think much of, think well of, treasure, value, venerate, worship
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