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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Worship  \Wor"ship\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Worshiped}or 
  {Worshipped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Worshiping}  or  {Worshipping}.] 
  1.  To  respect;  to  honor;  to  treat  with  civil  reverence. 
  [Obsoles.]  --Chaucer. 
  Our  grave  .  .  .  shall  have  a  tongueless  mouth,  Not 
  worshiped  with  a  waxen  epitaph.  --Shak. 
  This  holy  image  that  is  man  God  worshipeth  --Foxe. 
  2.  To  pay  divine  honors  to  to  reverence  with  supreme  respect 
  and  veneration;  to  perform  religious  exercises  in  honor 
  of  to  adore;  to  venerate. 
  But  God  is  to  be  worshiped.  --Shak. 
  When  all  our  fathers  worshiped  stocks  and  stones. 
  3.  To  honor  with  extravagant  love  and  extreme  submission,  as 
  a  lover;  to  adore;  to  idolize. 
  With  bended  knees  I  daily  worship  her  --Carew. 
  Syn:  To  adore;  revere;  reverence;  bow  to  honor. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Worship  \Wor"ship\,  n.  [OE.  worshipe,  wur[eth]scipe,  AS 
  weor[eth]scipe;  weor[eth]  worth  +  -scipe  -ship.  See  {Worth}, 
  a.,  and  {-ship}.] 
  1.  Excellence  of  character;  dignity;  worth;  worthiness. 
  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  A  man  of  worship  and  honour.  --Chaucer. 
  Elfin,  born  of  noble  state,  And  muckle  worship  in 
  his  native  land.  --Spenser. 
  2.  Honor;  respect;  civil  deference.  [Obs.] 
  Of  which  great  worth  and  worship  may  be  won. 
  Then  shalt  thou  have  worship  in  the  presence  of  them 
  that  sit  at  meat  with  thee.  --Luke  xiv. 
  3.  Hence  a  title  of  honor,  used  in  addresses  to  certain 
  magistrates  and  others  of  rank  or  station. 
  My  father  desires  your  worships'  company.  --Shak. 
  4.  The  act  of  paying  divine  honors  to  the  Supreme  Being 
  religious  reverence  and  homage;  adoration,  or  acts  of 
  reverence,  paid  to  God,  or  a  being  viewed  as  God.  ``God 
  with  idols  in  their  worship  joined.''  --Milton. 
  The  worship  of  God  is  an  eminent  part  of  religion, 
  and  prayer  is  a  chief  part  of  religious  worship. 
  5.  Obsequious  or  submissive  respect;  extravagant  admiration; 
  'T  is  your  inky  brows,  your  black  silk  hair,  Your 
  bugle  eyeballs,  nor  your  cheek  of  cream,  That  can  my 
  spirits  to  your  worship.  --Shak. 
  6.  An  object  of  worship. 
  In  attitude  and  aspect  formed  to  be  At  once  the 
  artist's  worship  and  despair.  --Longfellow. 
  {Devil  worship},  {Fire  worship},  {Hero  worship},  etc  See 
  under  {Devil},  {Fire},  {Hero},  etc 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Worship  \Wor"ship\,  v.  i. 
  To  perform  acts  of  homage  or  adoration;  esp.,  to  perform 
  religious  service. 
  Our  fathers  worshiped  in  this  mountain;  and  ye  say  that 
  in  Jerusalem  is  the  place  where  men  ought  to  worship. 
  --John  iv  20. 
  Was  it  for  this  I  have  loved  .  .  .  and  worshiped  in 
  silence?  --Longfellow. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  activity  of  worshipping 
  2:  a  feeling  of  profound  love  and  admiration  [syn:  {adoration}] 
  v  1:  love  unquestioningly  and  uncritically  [syn:  {idolize},  {hero-worship}, 
  2:  show  religious  devotion  to  as  of  a  deity;  "Many  Hindus 
  worship  Shiva" 
  3:  attend  religious  services;  "They  worship  in  the  traditional 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  homage  rendered  to  God  which  it  is  sinful  (idolatry)  to  render 
  to  any  created  being  (Ex.  34:14;  Isa.  2:8).  Such  worship  was 
  refused  by  Peter  (Acts  10:25,26)  and  by  an  angel  (Rev.  22:8,9). 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  WORSHIP,  n.  Homo  Creator's  testimony  to  the  sound  construction  and 
  fine  finish  of  Deus  Creatus  A  popular  form  of  abjection,  having  an 
  element  of  pride. 

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