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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Madejski said: "He knows he will be greatly missed if he does decide to go and totally revered if he stays."
From the beginning of the Revolutionary War to the end of his days Washington was a public figure, revered during his life and still revered today.
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But though Saint Cecilia is revered as the patroness of music and the the author is a musicologist, music in the terrestrial sense is not the book's subject; neither chant nor the numerous polyphonic settings of Cecilian texts is described.
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Summary: Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Nov.20 (ANI): In what can spark a fresh controversy, Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has said that Lord Ram is worshipped only in north India while Lord Krishna is revered across India and abroad.
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Nov.20 ( ANI ): In what can spark a fresh controversy, Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has said that Lord Ram is worshipped only in north India while Lord Krishna is revered across India and abroad.
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