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REVERE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Revere mean? 

REVERE (noun)
  The noun REVERE has 2 senses:

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)
2. a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side

  Familiarity information: REVERE used as a noun is rare.


REVERE (verb)
  The verb REVERE has 2 senses:

1. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
2. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

  Familiarity information: REVERE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REVERE (noun)


Sense 1Revere [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Paul Revere; Revere

Instance hypernyms:

American Revolutionary leader (a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States)

silver-worker; silversmith; silverworker (someone who makes or repairs articles of silver)


Sense 2revere [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

revers; revere

Hypernyms ("revere" is a kind of...):

lapel (lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar)


REVERE (verb)


Sense 1revere [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

worship; revere; idolize; idolise; hero-worship

Context example:

Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

Hypernyms (to "revere" is one way to...):

adore (love intensely)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "revere"):

drool over; slobber over (envy without restraint)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam cannot revere Sue


Sense 2revere [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

reverence; venerate; revere; fear

Context examples:

Fear God as your father / We venerate genius

Hypernyms (to "revere" is one way to...):

esteem; prise; prize; respect; value (regard highly; think much of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "revere"):

enshrine; saint (hold sacred)

worship (show devotion to (a deity))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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