|1.||Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness.|
|2.||Honor; respect; civil deference.|
|3.||Hence, a title of honor, used in addresses to certain magistrates and others of rank or station.|
|4.||The act of paying divine honors to the Supreme Being; religious reverence and homage; adoration, or acts of reverence, paid to God, or a being viewed as God.|
|5.||Obsequious or submissive respect; extravagant admiration; adoration.|
|6.||An object of worship.|
|v. t.||1.||To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence.|
|2.||To pay divine honors to; to reverence with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honor of; to adore; to venerate.|
|3.||To honor with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize.|
|v. i.||1.||To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform religious service.|
Our fathers worshiped in this mountain; and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
|Noun||1.||worship - the activity of worshipping|
|2.||worship - a feeling of profound love and admiration|
|Verb||1.||worship - love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"|
|2.||worship - show devotion to (a deity); "Many Hindus worship Shiva"|
|3.||worship - attend religious services; "They worship in the traditional manner"|
WORSHIP. The honor and homage rendered to the Creator.
2. In the United States, this is free, every one being at liberty to worship God according to the dictates of his conscience. Vide Christianity; Religious test.