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'ev'erer.]
To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.
Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather revered as his father than treated as his partner in the empire.
Syn. -- To venerate; adore; reverence.
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