- 1to have and show a lot of respect for someone or something, especially someone or something that is considered to be holy or very important synonym revere
- 2 The monk was subsequently venerated as a saint. a leader venerated by generations of revolutionaries
NAmE//ˈvɛnəˌreɪt//venerate somebody/something (as something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they venerate
he / she / it venerates
past simple venerated
-ing form venerating
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NAmE//ˌvɛnəˈreɪʃn//noun [uncountable] The relics were objects of veneration.