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worship

wor·ship

worship

 
 
pronunciation:
wuhr shihp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: love and devotion shown to a being or an object considered sacred.
Many religions give worship to God on a particular day of the week.
synonyms:
reverence
similar words:
awe, devotion, glory, love, praise, prayer
definition 2: great love or devotion.
His worship of his beautiful wife was known to all.
synonyms:
love
similar words:
admiration, devotion, esteem, reverence
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: worshiped, worshiping, worships
definition 1: to give religious devotion, honor, and love to.
She worshiped God through weekly church services and daily prayers.
synonyms:
adore
similar words:
glorify, honor, praise, pray to
definition 2: to treat with devotion or much love.
The new parents worship their baby.
synonyms:
admire, adore
antonyms:
scorn
similar words:
dote upon, esteem, glorify, love, respect
derivation: worshiper (n.)
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