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worship

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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worshipwor‧ship1 /ˈwɜːʃɪp $ ˈwɜːr-/ ●●○ verb (past tense and past participle worshipped, present participle worshipping also worshiped, worshiping American English) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]RRPRAY to show respect and love for a god, especially by praying in a religious building 🔊 They all worship the same god. 🔊 a church where people have worshipped for hundreds of years2 [transitive]ADMIRELOVE to admire and love someone very much 🔊 He absolutely worships her.3 worship the ground somebody walks onworshipper noun [countable] 🔊 She was a regular worshipper at the parish church. hero worship
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worshipShe absolutely worships Elvis Presley.Stella worships her too-good-to-be-true son, and Winston appears to have no flaws.His crews worshipped him and he responded by showing a genuine concern for their welfare.She worshipped him for worshipping Marx, or appeared to.He worshipped his elder brother.Kevin practically worships his older brother.the people worshipping in the mosqueThe Ancient Egyptians worshipped many gods.We are very fortunate to have the privilege of worshipping Sunday by Sunday in a full church.In Susie's eyes he can do no wrong - she worships the ground he walks on.Garvey worshipped the ground his wife walked on.Very ordinary ladies, but worshipped their brother as if he was the Messiah.The whole family worshipped together at the chapel.
Related topics: Religion
worshipworship2 ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 RRPRAYthe activity of praying or singing in a religious building in order to show respect and love for a godin worship 🔊 They bowed their heads in worship.worship of 🔊 Worship of the old gods still continues in remote areas of the country. 🔊 The ceremony must take place in a recognized place of worship. 🔊 We were invited to join in their act of worship (=religious ceremony).2 Your/His Worship
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worshipPre-Columbian ancestor worship finds expression in prayers to the saints.Christians, Muslims and Jews came together for an act of communal worship.The villagers gather for worship in the little church every Sunday.I shall say only that when we returned for worship next day the whole building was pristine.Should not worship set forth the gospel and proclaim the faith of the Church?The Civil War almost devastated these little Baptist houses of worship.There was always a diversity of practice - as there still is - in religious attitudes, customs and modes of worship.This church has been a place of worship for a thousand years.They had control of the Temple worship, sacrifices and finances.Helping the poor is a form of true worship to God.place of worshipCheerful, too, as a place of worship ought to be.For Vitale and his wife, the new location means having a place of worship close to home.It is opposed by religious people who believe that one can and should pray at home or in a place of worship.Another place of worship is the Methodist chapel situated on East Street.The caves could be interpreted as places of worship.It is the oldest place of worship in Madeira and has recently been converted into a small museum.For them their bodies were their temples and the trees and fields were their places of worship.
WorshipWorship noun 🔊 🔊 Your/His Worship
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Verb table
worship
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyworship
he, she, itworships
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyworshipped (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave worshipped
he, she, ithas worshipped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad worshipped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill worship
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have worshipped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam worshipping
he, she, itis worshipping
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you, we, theyare worshipping
Past
I, he, she, itwas worshipping
you, we, theywere worshipping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been worshipping
he, she, ithas been worshipping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been worshipping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be worshipping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been worshipping
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