worship has definitions from the field of religion
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[ noun ] (religion) the activity of worshipping

Used in print

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

The feeling of individual inferiority , defeat , or humilation growing out of various social situations or individual deficiencies or failures is compensated for by communion in worship or prayer with a friendly , but all-victorious Father-God , as_well as by sympathetic fellowship with others who share this faith , and by opportunities in religious acts for giving_vent to emotions and energies .

Even in the united_states , with its freedom of religious_belief and worship and its vast denominational differentiation , there is a general consensus regarding the basic Christian values .

The religious symbolism , and especially the closely related rites and worship forms , constitute a powerful bond for the members of the particular faith .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

And_then the Amen_corner took_hold , re-enacting a form of group_participation in worship that stemmed from years before the Greek_chorus , spreading down through the African forest , overseas to the West_Indies , and then here in Alabama .

Wilson stressed the fact that clear as this was , they must have a better church , a more business-like conduct of the church organization , and an effort to get this religious center out_of its rut of wild worship into a modern church organization .

2
[ verb ] love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol

Examples

"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"

Used in print

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

They hail from Travancore , a state in the subcontinent where Kali , the goddess of death , is worshiped .

3
[ verb ] (religion) show religious devotion to, as of a deity

Examples

"Many Hindus worship Shiva"

Used in print

(Tracts published by American Tract Society,...)

We trust you are not_one of the 70000000 Americans who do not attend church , but who feel that various forms of recreation are more important than worshipping the God who made our country great .

(Peter Eldersveld, "Faith Amid Fear"...)

The entrance to a church has been walled_up , so_that the congregation , most_of which is in the western sector , cannot worship God there anymore .

Related terms

reverence religion

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[ verb ] (religion) attend religious services

Examples

"They worship in the traditional manner"

Used in print

(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)

But you do n't have_to worship in the traditional way .

Related terms

attend offer

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[ noun ] a feeling of profound love and admiration

Synonyms

adoration

Related terms

love idolize

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