(noun, verb)


1. a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

- the Chinese reverence for the dead

- the French treat food with gentle reverence

Similar word(s): awe, fear, veneration

Definition categories: feeling, emotion

2. a reverent mental attitude

Definition categories: thought, attitude

3. an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy)

Definition categories: act, action

Sentences with reverence as a noun:

- your reverence


1. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

Similar word(s): fear, revere, venerate

Definition categories: emotion, esteem, prise, prize, respect, value