His/Your Reverence

a title given to a member of the clergy, especially a priest in Ireland.

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  • Save your reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saving your reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reverence — ► NOUN 1) deep respect. 2) archaic a bow or curtsy. 3) (His/Your Reverence) a title given to a member of the clergy, especially a priest in Ireland. ► VERB ▪ regard or treat with reverence …   English terms dictionary

  • reverence — noun 1》 deep respect. 2》 archaic a bow or curtsy. 3》 (His/Your Reverence) a title given to a member of the clergy, especially a priest in Ireland. verb regard or treat with reverence. Origin ME: from OFr., from L. reverentia, from revereri (see… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Reverence — Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor, farewell thy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reverence — 1 noun 1 (U) formal great respect and admiration for someone or something (+ for): You should show proper reverence for the national flag. 2 your/his reverence old use used when speaking to or about a priest: The visitors have arrived, your… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • reverence — [rev′ə rəns, rev′rəns] n. [OFr < L reverentia < reverens: see REVERENT] 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect, love, and awe, as for something sacred; veneration 2. a manifestation of this; specif., a bow, curtsy, or similar gesture of… …   English World dictionary

  • reverence — reverencer, n. /rev euhr euhns, rev reuhns/, n., v., reverenced, reverencing. n. 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration. 2. the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence. 3. a gesture indicative of deep …   Universalium

  • reverence — rev•er•ence [[t]ˈrɛv ər əns, ˈrɛv rəns[/t]] n. v. enced, enc•ing 1) a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration 2) the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence[/ex] 3) a gesture indicative of deep respect; an… …   From formal English to slang

  • reverence — /ˈrɛvərəns / (say revuhruhns), /ˈrɛvrəns / (say revruhns) noun 1. the feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration. 2. the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence. 3. a gesture indicative of deep respect; an… …   Australian English dictionary

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