Associations to the word «Revere»


REVERE, verb. (transitive) To regard someone or something with great awe or devotion.
REVERE, verb. (transitive) To venerate someone or something as an idol.
REVERE, noun. A revers

Dictionary definition

REVERE, noun. 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).
REVERE, noun. A lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side.
REVERE, verb. Love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles".
REVERE, verb. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche