Referring to something that is respected or given reverence

The scholar kept his revered books in a special part of the library.

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  • revered — index outstanding (prominent), reputable, sacrosanct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • revered — adjective profoundly honored (Freq. 1) revered holy men • Syn: ↑august, ↑venerable • Similar to: ↑honorable, ↑honourable • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Revered — Revere Re*vere , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revering}.] [L. revereri; pref. re re + vereri to fear, perh. akin to E. wary: cf. F. r[ e]v[ e]rer.] To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revered — Synonyms and related words: admired, adored, appreciated, beloved, cherished, creditable, darling, dear, dearly beloved, esteemed, estimable, favorite, held dear, held in esteem, held in respect, highly considered, highly esteemed, highly… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • revered — re·vere || rɪ ver /rɪ vɪə v. venerate, respect deeply, honor greatly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revered — See: revere …   English dictionary

  • revered —   Mahalo ia, iu, ihi ihi, kapukapu, weliweli …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Sebastos —     Revered, in Greek, and the basis of Alexios I Komnenos s (q.v.) new array of titles, e.g., sebastokrator (q.v.), protosebastos (the highest ranked sebastos), and panhypersebastos (an even higher ranking title than protosebastos). Alexios I… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Holiest sites in Islam — There are many Holy sites in various Islāmic traditions. For all muslims, the Ka bah is considered the Holiest shrine, followed by Masjidun Nabawi ( The Prophet s Mosque ) and Masjidul Aqsā ( The Farthest Mosque ) as the second and third Holiest… …   Wikipedia

  • religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …   Universalium

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