worship (n.) Look up worship at Dictionary.com
Old English worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (West Saxon) "condition of being worthy, dignity, glory, distinction, honor, renown," from weorð "worthy" (see worth) + -scipe (see -ship). Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300. The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful "honorable" (c.1300).
worship (v.) Look up worship at Dictionary.com
c.1200, from worship (n.). Related: Worshipped; worshipping.