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revere

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of revere

  1. to offer honor or respect to (someone) as a divine power <in some cultures people revere their ancestors, even leaving food offerings for them> Synonyms adore, deify, glorify, worship, reverence, venerateRelated Words admire, honor, love, regard, respect; apotheosize, canonize, dignify, exalt, lionize, magnify; extol (also extoll), laud, praise; delight, gratify, please, satisfyNear Antonyms blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate; affront, dishonor, disrespect, insult, offend, outrage, pique, ridicule, scorn, slight; displease; defame, disparage, libel, malign, slander, slur, smear





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