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Definition 1: the activity of worshipping - [noun denoting act]

(worship is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of trees

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of planets or stars

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of the cosmos

(... is a kind of worship ) the acts or rites of worshiping devils

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of fire

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of saints

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of the sun

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of animals

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of a single god but without claiming that it is the only god

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of the moon

(... is a kind of worship ) the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of places

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of miracles

(... is a kind of worship ) the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)

(... is a kind of worship ) worship of ancestors

(... is a kind of worship ) the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)

"the priest sank to his knees in prayer"

(... is a kind of worship ) the act of worshiping blindly and to excess

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship given to God alone

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of idols; the worship of physical objects or images as gods

(... is a kind of worship ) religious zeal; the willingness to serve God

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of yourself

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of human beings

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of women

(... is a kind of worship ) the worship of a lord because of his rank or title

(... is a kind of worship ) offering words of homage as an act of worship

"they sang a hymn of praise to God"

Definition 2: a feeling of profound love and admiration - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for worship in the sense of this definition

(worship is a kind of ...) a strong positive emotion of regard and affection

"his love for his work" "children need a lot of love"

Definition 3: love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol - [verb of emotion]

Samples where worship or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

Synonyms for worship in the sense of this definition

(worship is a kind of ...) love intensely

"he just adored his wife"

(... is a kind of worship ) envy without restraint

Definition 4: show devotion to (a deity) - [verb of emotion]

Samples where worship or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Many Hindus worship Shiva

(worship is a kind of ...) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

"Fear God as your father" "We venerate genius"

(worship belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

Definition 5: attend religious services - [verb of stative]

Samples where worship or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They worship in the traditional manner

(worship is a kind of ...) be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.

"She attends class regularly" "I rarely attend services at my church" "did you go to the meeting?"

(... is a kind of worship ) present as an act of worship

"offer prayers to the gods"

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