HyperDic: worship

English > 5 senses of the word worship:
NOUNactworshipthe activity of worshipping
feelingworship, adorationa feeling of profound / profound love and admiration
VERBemotionworship, idolize, idolise, hero-worship, reverelove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess
emotionworshipshow devotion to (a deity)
stativeworshipattend religious services
worship > pronunciation
Soundswer'shahp; wer'shihp
Rhymesarchbishop ... windup: 69 rhymes with ahp...
acquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > worship: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activity of worshipping.
Narroweradoration, latriaThe worship given to God alone
ancestor worshipworship of ancestors
anthropolatry, worship of manThe worship of human beings
arborolatry, tree-worshipThe worship of trees
astrolatry, worship of heavenly bodiesThe worship of planets or stars
cosmolatryThe worship of the cosmos
deification, exaltation, apotheosisThe elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
devotion, veneration, cultismreligious zeal
diabolatry, demonolatry, devil-worshipThe acts or rites of worshiping devils
gyneolatry, gynaeolatry, woman-worshipThe worship of women
hagiolatry, hierolatryThe worship of saints
heliolatry, sun-worshipThe worship of the sun
idiolatry, autolatry, self-worshipThe worship of yourself
idolatry, idol worshipThe worship of idols
idolization, idolisationThe act of worshiping blindly and to excess
lordolatryThe worship of a lord because of his rank or title
monolatryThe worship of a single god but without claiming that it is the only god
moon-worship, selenolatryThe worship of the moon
praiseoffering words of homage as an act of worship
prayer, supplicationThe act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
pyrolatry, fire-worshipThe worship of fire
salat, salaat, salah, salaahThe second pillar of Islam is prayer
thaumatolatry, miracle-worshipThe worship of miracles
topolatry, place-worshipThe worship of places
zoolatry, animal-worshipThe worship of animals
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishadoración
Catalanadoració, culte
Verbsworshipattend religious services
English > worship: 5 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of profound / profound love and admiration.
Synonymadoration
BroaderloveA strong positive emotion of regard and affection
Spanishadoración
Catalanadoració
Verbsworshiplove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess
English > worship: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninglove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot worship Sue
Synonymsidolize, idolise, hero-worship, revere
Narrowerdrool over, slobber overenvy / envy without restraint
Broaderadorelove intensely
Spanishadorar, heroificar, idolatrar, reverenciar, venerar
Catalanadorar, idolatrar, reverenciar, reverir, venerar
Nounsworshipa feeling of profound / profound love and admiration
worshiper, worshippersomeone who admires / admires too much to recognize faults
English > worship: 5 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningshow devotion to (a deity).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Many Hindus worship Shiva"
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Broaderreverence, fear, revere, venerateRegard with feelings of respect and reverence
Spanishadorar, idolatrar, venerar
Catalanadorar, idolatrar, venerar
Nounsworshiper, worshippera person who has religious faith
English > worship: 5 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningattend religious services.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"They worship in the traditional manner"
Narroweroffer, offer upPresent as an act of worship
Broaderattend, go toBe present at (meetings, church services, university) , etc.
Spanishadorar, ir a misa, rendir culto, venerar
Catalanadorar, venerar
Nounsworshipthe activity of worshipping
worshiper, worshippera person who has religious faith

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