with reverence


with reverence
with honor, while showing great respect

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Reverence — Rev er*ence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reverenced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reverencing}.] To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate. [1913 Webster] Let . . . the wife see that she reverence her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reverence — ► NOUN 1) deep respect. 2) archaic a bow or curtsy. 3) (His/Your Reverence) a title given to a member of the clergy, especially a priest in Ireland. ► VERB ▪ regard or treat with reverence …   English terms dictionary

  • reverence — [rev′ə rəns, rev′rəns] n. [OFr < L reverentia < reverens: see REVERENT] 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect, love, and awe, as for something sacred; veneration 2. a manifestation of this; specif., a bow, curtsy, or similar gesture of… …   English World dictionary

  • with all the respect — with all due honor, respectfully, with reverence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reverence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, great ▪ due (esp. BrE) VERB + REVERENCE ▪ have ▪ show ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • reverence — n. & v. n. 1 a the act of revering or the state of being revered (hold in reverence; feel reverence for). b the capacity for revering (lacks reverence). 2 archaic a gesture showing that one reveres; a bow or curtsy. 3 (Reverence) a title used of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reverence — reverencer, n. /rev euhr euhns, rev reuhns/, n., v., reverenced, reverencing. n. 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration. 2. the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence. 3. a gesture indicative of deep …   Universalium

  • reverence — rev•er•ence [[t]ˈrɛv ər əns, ˈrɛv rəns[/t]] n. v. enced, enc•ing 1) a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration 2) the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence[/ex] 3) a gesture indicative of deep respect; an… …   From formal English to slang

  • reverence — /ˈrɛvərəns / (say revuhruhns), /ˈrɛvrəns / (say revruhns) noun 1. the feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration. 2. the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence. 3. a gesture indicative of deep respect; an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reverence — rev|er|ence [ rev(ə)rəns ] noun uncount a strong feeling of respect and admiration for someone or something: They spoke of the old man with reverence. reverence for: a reverence for tradition …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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