Definition of 'worship'
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Country houses, places of worship and public baths are thought to be most vulnerable to the scarcity of scaffolding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We begin to live out the demands of our day perpetually bowed in worship and adoration. Christianity Today (2000)They love to worship in public in a normal setting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She has their total devotion and they worship the ground she walks on. The Sun (2006)To take my shoes off before going into a place of worship. The Sun (2007)Their enthusiasm is like a new form of religious worship. The Sun (2012)We literally worshipped at the altar of his music. The Sun (2012)She enveloped the feeble and unconscious creature with love and worship. Vanity Fair (1837)The amount of time they can spend in such places of worship will also be curtailed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sadly, you will be in the sort of snappy crocodile that the ancients did not worship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ancient Egyptians worshipped cats. The Sun (2006)In Japan, people have worshipped mountains since ancient times. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Either way, he still carefully surrounds himself with people who adore and worship him and won't answer back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'worship'
British English: worship /ˈwɜːʃɪp/ VERB
If you worship a god, you show your respect to the god, for example by saying prayers.
I enjoy going to church and worshipping God.
...Jews worshipping at the Wailing Wall.
- American English: worship
- Arabic: يَعَبُدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: venerar
- Chinese: 崇拜
- Croatian: obožavati
- Czech: uctít
- Danish: tilbede
- Dutch: vereren
- European Spanish: rendir culto
- Finnish: palvoa
- French: vénérer
- German: anbeten
- Greek: λατρεύω
- Italian: venerare
- Japanese: 礼拝する
- Korean: 숭배하다
- Norwegian: tilbe
- Polish: czcić
- European Portuguese: venerar
- Romanian: a venera
- Russian: поклоняться
- Spanish: rendir culto
- Swedish: dyrka
- Thai: บูชา
- Turkish: ibadet etmek
- Ukrainian: поклонятися
- Vietnamese: thờ phụng
Definition of worship from the Collins English Dictionary
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