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worship (n.)

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).

Origin and meaning of worship

worship (v.)

c. 1200, from worship (n.). Related: Worshipped; worshipping.

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Definitions of worship from WordNet
1
worship (v.)
love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol;
Synonyms: idolize / idolise / hero-worship / revere
worship (v.)
show devotion to (a deity);
Many Hindus worship Shiva
worship (v.)
attend religious services;
They worship in the traditional manner
2
worship (n.)
the activity of worshipping;
worship (n.)
a feeling of profound love and admiration;
Synonyms: adoration
From wordnet.princeton.edu