"revere" in the noun sense
1. Revere, Paul Revere
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)
2. revers, revere
a lapel on a woman's garment turned back to show the reverse side
"revere" in the verb sense
1. idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere
love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess venerate as an idol
"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
2. reverence, fear, revere, venerate
regard with feelings of respect and reverence consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
"Fear God as your father"
"We venerate genius"
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