Worship

  • 1WORSHIP — WORSHIP, service rendered to God and comprehending both the attitude of reverence and love toward the Deity and the activity – in conduct as well as ritual – in which the homage finds expression. Terminology The biblical vocabulary of worship is… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2Worship — Wor ship, n. [OE. worshipe, wur[eth]scipe, AS. weor[eth]scipe; weor[eth] worth + scipe ship. See {Worth}, a., and { ship}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] A man of worship and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3worship — [wʉr′ship] n. [ME worschip < OE weorthscipe, honor, dignity, worship: see WORTH1 & SHIP] 1. a) reverence or devotion for a deity; religious homage or veneration b) a church service or other rite showing this 2. extreme devotion or intense …

    English World dictionary

  • 4Worship — Wor ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Worshiped}{Worshipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Worshiping} or {Worshipping}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence. [Obsoles.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Our grave . . . shall have a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Worship — Wor ship, v. i. To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform religious service. [1913 Webster] Our fathers worshiped in this mountain; and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. John iv. 20. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6worship — n adoration, veneration, reverence (see under REVERE vb) Analogous words: *honor, homage, obeisance: respect, *regard, esteem, admiration Contrasted words: *profanation, desecration, sacrilege: execration, cursing (see corresponding verbs at… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7worship — [n] honoring, glorification adoration, adulation, awe, beatification, benediction, chapel, church service, deification, devotion, exaltation, genuflection, glory, homage, honor, idolatry, idolization, invocation, laudation, love, offering, praise …

    New thesaurus

  • 8worship — ► NOUN 1) the feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity. 2) religious rites and ceremonies. 3) great admiration or devotion. 4) (His/Your Worship) chiefly Brit. a title of respect for a magistrate or mayor. ► VERB (worshipped …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9Worship — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Funeral Doom Gründung 1998 Gründungsmitglieder …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10worship — index honor (outward respect), regard (hold in esteem), respect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11worship — (n.) O.E. worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (W.Saxon) condition of being worthy, honor, renown, from weorð worthy (see WORTH (Cf. worth)) + scipe (see SHIP (Cf. ship)). Sense of reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being is first… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12worship — has inflected forms worshipped, worshipping, and a derivative form worshipper in BrE, and often worshiped, worshiping, worshiper in AmE …

    Modern English usage

  • 13worship — worshiper, n. worshipingly, adv. /werr ship/, n., v., worshiped, worshiping or (esp. Brit.) worshipped, worshipping. n. 1. reverent honor and homage paid to God or a sacred personage, or to any object regarded as sacred. 2. formal or ceremonious… …

    Universalium

  • 14Worship — This article refers to the religious act. For the album by Michael W. Smith see Worship (album). For the style see Worship (style). [ Charles Sprague Pearce (1896). Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.] Worship usually… …

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  • 15worship — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ daily, regular ▪ evening, morning ▪ Sunday ▪ public ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16worship — 01. Katie [worships] her big brother, and follows him everywhere around the house. 02. They go to church every Sunday to [worship] their god. 03. Their family business is closed on days of [worship]. 04. A group of Jews [worshipping] at the… …

    Grammatical examples in English