Definitions of worship

  1. To perform acts of adoration; to perform religious service.
  2. To honor.
  3. To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence.
  4. To pay divine honors to; to reverence with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honor of; to adore; to venerate.
  5. To honor with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize.
  6. To pay divine honors, or religious service, to; admire excessively; reverence with great respect.
  7. To respect highly: to treat with civil reverence: to pay divine honors to: to adore or idolise.
  8. To adore.
  9. To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform religious service.
  10. To perform acts of adoration, such as religious services.
  11. To perform acts of adoration: to perform religious service:- pr. p. worshipping; pa. t. and pa. p. worshipped.
  12. To perform religious service.
  13. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; " Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
  14. show religious devotion to, as of a deity; " Many Hindus worship Shiva"
  15. To adore; to pay divine honours to; to reverence with supreme respect and veneration; to respect; to honour; to treat with civil reverence; to honour with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover.
  16. show devotion to ( a deity); " Many Hindus worship Shiva"
  17. The act of paying reverence, adoration, or homage to God, a god, or a sacred object; as, the worship of an idol; reverence; courtesy; excessive admiration; a title of honor used, especially in England, in addressing magistrates.
  18. Religious service: adoration paid to God: a title of honor: submissive respect.
  19. Honor; respect; religious service: a title of respect.
  20. Religious homage; prayer.
  21. Deference, respect, etc.
  22. Excessive or ardent admiration.
  23. Excellence of character; worth; worthiness; a title of honour, used in addresses to certain magistrates and others of respectable character; a term of ironical respect; the act of paying divine honours to the Supreme Being; or the reverence and homage paid to Him in religious exercises; the homage paid to idols or false gods by pagans; honour; respect; civil deference; obsequious or submissive respect akin to idolatry; admiration without bounds. See Worth.
  24. A title of honour used in addressing certain magistrates, & c.; the act of paying honours to God; the honours thus paid; high honour or respect; mean or submissive respect.
  25. Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness.
  26. Honor; respect; civil deference.
  27. Hence, a title of honor, used in addresses to certain magistrates and others of rank or station.
  28. The act of paying divine honors to the Supreme Being; religious reverence and homage; adoration, or acts of reverence, paid to God, or a being viewed as God.
  29. Obsequious or submissive respect; extravagant admiration; adoration.
  30. An object of worship.