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verb     worship pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleworshipping
past tenseworshipped
past participleworshipped
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to feel or show respect and love for a god

    The prisoners were not allowed to worship their own god.

    The whole family worshipped at St Jude’s every Sunday.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to love and admire someone or something very much

    His junior officers worshiped him.

    They worshiped political and social success.


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