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NOUN (2)

1. 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);
[syn: Revere, Paul Revere]

2. a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side;
[syn: revers, revere]


VERB (2)

1. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol;
- Example: "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
[syn: idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere]

2. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of;
- Example: "Fear God as your father"
- Example: "We venerate genius"
[syn: reverence, fear, revere, venerate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Revere \Re*vere"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revered; p. pr. & vb. n. Revering.] [L. revereri; pref. re- re- + vereri to fear, perh. akin to E. wary: cf. F. r['e]v['e]rer.] To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation. [1913 Webster] Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather revered as his father than treated as his partner in the empire. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Syn: To venerate; adore; reverence. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Revere n 1: 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) [syn: Revere, Paul Revere] 2: a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side [syn: revers, revere] v 1: love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles" [syn: idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere] 2: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius" [syn: reverence, fear, revere, venerate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "revere": accord respect to, admire, adore, adulate, apotheosize, appreciate, beatify, cherish, dearly love, defer to, deify, do homage to, do service, enjoy, enshrine, entertain respect for, esteem, exalt, favor, glorify, hero-worship, hold dear, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, honor, idolize, look up to, love, love to distraction, magnify, pay homage to, prize, regard, respect, reverence, sanctify, think highly of, think much of, think well of, treasure, value, venerate, worship
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Revere, MO -- U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 121 Housing Units (2000): 59 Land area (2000): 0.186796 sq. miles (0.483800 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.186796 sq. miles (0.483800 sq. km) FIPS code: 61292 Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29 Location: 40.495144 N, 91.677021 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Revere, MO Revere
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Revere, MA -- U.S. city in Massachusetts Population (2000): 47283 Housing Units (2000): 20181 Land area (2000): 5.914679 sq. miles (15.318947 sq. km) Water area (2000): 4.110965 sq. miles (10.647351 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.025644 sq. miles (25.966298 sq. km) FIPS code: 56585 Located within: Massachusetts (MA), FIPS 25 Location: 42.416247 N, 71.005250 W ZIP Codes (1990): 02151 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Revere, MA Revere
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Revere, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 100 Housing Units (2000): 44 Land area (2000): 0.574732 sq. miles (1.488550 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.574732 sq. miles (1.488550 sq. km) FIPS code: 53908 Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27 Location: 44.222177 N, 95.363451 W ZIP Codes (1990): 56166 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Revere, MN Revere