- v regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
We venerate genius
- In a place like Goodland, where democracy is new and fragile, people venerate their constitution as if it were the work of a Nobel laureate.
- And when fans search the past, they look to venerate artists who were once pariahs.
- Beatification will confirm Pius' "heroic virtue," affirm a miracle (a nun's broken kneecap healed) and encourage Catholics to venerate his remains, which will be transferred to a .
- Duong Thu Huong in AFP
His companions were terrified it would damage his saint-like image,Huong told AFP. "In the West, people worship youth. But in Asia, it is the opposite, we venerate old people. He was not allowed to be a lover and a husband, to waste his...
- St Jerome in Zenit News Agency
St. Jerome writes that "we do not worship, we do not adore" them, "but we venerate the relics of the martyrs in order the better to adore him whose martyrs they are" ("Letter to Riparius I," PLXXII, 907).