late 14c., reverencen, "treat (someone) with respect, honor; venerate, pay pious homage to; esteem, value; bow to (someone); do honor to," from reverence (n.). Related: Reverenced; reverencing.
"impose (something) on (someone) by fraud," 1670s, from palm (n.1); around the same time it also meant "conceal in the palm of the hand" (1670s) and "handle, manipulate" (1680s). Extended form palm off (something, on someone) is from 1822.
early 14c., ropen, "bind (someone) with a rope," from rope (n.). The meaning "mark off with rope" is from 1738; to rope (someone or something) in "secure for some purpose," frequently with a notion of entanglement, is by 1848. Related: Roped; roping.