revere for

revere (someone or something) for (something)

To hold a deep and profound respect, deference, admiration, or honor for someone or something because of some reason. Often used in passive constructions. Many people around the world revere celebrities purely for their status and wealth. The scientist was revered by many for her contributions to revolutionary cancer treatments. He revered the author for his incredible characters and world-building.
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revere someone or something for something

to admire or venerate someone or something for something. I will always revere my dear aunt for her devotion to all of us. We have always revered his lovely gift for our little kindness.
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