AskDefine | Define revered

Dictionary Definition

revered adj
1 profoundly honored; "revered holy men" [syn: august, venerable]
2 worthy of adoration or reverence [syn: reverenced, reverend, sublime, venerated]

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  1. past of revere
    The villagers revered their religious leader for his example of pious conduct.


  1. Referring to something that is respected or given reverence
    The scholar kept his revered books in a special part of the library.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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