reverence

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈrɛv.ə.rəns/ or /ˈrɛv.rəns/
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  • Hyphenation: rev‧er‧ence

Noun[change]

Singular
reverence

Plural
reverences

  1. Reverence is the deep respect for someone or something.
  2. Reverence is an act of showing respect, such as a bow.

Verb[change]

Plain form
reverence

Third-person singular
reverences

Past tense
reverenced

Past participle
reverenced

Present participle
reverencing

  1. (transitive) If something is reverenced, it is treated with deep respect.