"revered" 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"
"revered" in the adjective sense
1. august, revered, venerable
"revered holy men"
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