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 for Worship
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Worship \Wor"ship\, v. i.
     To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform
     religious service.
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           Our fathers worshiped in this mountain; and ye say that
           in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
                                                    --John iv. 20.
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           Was it for this I have loved . . . and worshiped in
           silence?                                 --Longfellow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Worship \Wor"ship\, n. [OE. worshipe, wur[eth]scipe, AS.
     weor[eth]scipe; weor[eth] worth + -scipe -ship. See Worth,
     a., and -ship.]
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     1. Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness.
        [Obs.] --Shak.
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              A man of worship and honour.          --Chaucer.
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              Elfin, born of noble state,
              And muckle worship in his native land. --Spenser.
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     2. Honor; respect; civil deference. [Obs.]
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              Of which great worth and worship may be won.
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              Then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them
              that sit at meat with thee.           --Luke xiv.
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     3. Hence, a title of honor, used in addresses to certain
        magistrates and others of rank or station.
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              My father desires your worships' company. --Shak.
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     4. The act of paying divine honors to the Supreme Being;
        religious reverence and homage; adoration, or acts of
        reverence, paid to God, or a being viewed as God. "God
        with idols in their worship joined." --Milton.
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              The worship of God is an eminent part of religion,
              and prayer is a chief part of religious worship.
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     5. Obsequious or submissive respect; extravagant admiration;
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              'T is your inky brows, your black silk hair,
              Your bugle eyeballs, nor your cheek of cream,
              That can my spirits to your worship.  --Shak.
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     6. An object of worship.
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              In attitude and aspect formed to be
              At once the artist's worship and despair.
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     Devil worship, Fire worship, Hero worship, etc. See
        under Devil, Fire, Hero, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Worshiped{Worshipped">Worship \Wor"ship\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Worshiped{Worshipped;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Worshiping or Worshipping.]
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     1. To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence.
        [Obsoles.] --Chaucer.
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              Our grave . . . shall have a tongueless mouth,
              Not worshiped with a waxen epitaph.   --Shak.
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              This holy image that is man God worshipeth. --Foxe.
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     2. To pay divine honors to; to reverence with supreme respect
        and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honor
        of; to adore; to venerate.
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              But God is to be worshiped.           --Shak.
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              When all our fathers worshiped stocks and stones.
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     3. To honor with extravagant love and extreme submission, as
        a lover; to adore; to idolize.
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              With bended knees I daily worship her. --Carew.
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     Syn: To adore; revere; reverence; bow to; honor.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the activity of worshipping
      2: a feeling of profound love and admiration [syn: worship,
      v 1: love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess;
           venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
           [syn: idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship,
      2: show devotion to (a deity); "Many Hindus worship Shiva"
      3: attend religious services; "They worship in the traditional

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "worship":
     Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, accord respect to,
     admiration, admire, adoration, adore, affection, agape, apotheosis,
     apotheosize, appreciate, appreciation, approbation, approval,
     ardency, ardor, attachment, awe, bodily love, breathless adoration,
     brotherly love, caritas, charity, cherish, churchgoing, conformity,
     conjugal love, consideration, courtesy, cultism, dearly love,
     defer to, deference, deification, deify, desire, devotedness,
     devotion, devoutness, do homage to, do service, dote, dutifulness,
     duty, entertain respect for, esteem, estimation,
     exaggerated respect, exalt, faith, faithful love, faithfulness,
     fancy, favor, fervor, flame, fondness, free love, free-lovism,
     great respect, heart, hero worship, hero-worship, high regard,
     hold dear, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, homage, honor,
     idolatry, idolism, idolization, idolize, lasciviousness, libido,
     like, liking, look up to, love, love of God, love to distraction,
     lovemaking, married love, observance, passion, pay homage to,
     physical love, pietism, piety, piousness, popular regard,
     popularity, prestige, prize, regard, religion, religionism,
     religiousness, respect, revere, reverence, reverential regard,
     sentiment, sex, sexual love, shine, spiritual love, tender feeling,
     tender passion, theism, think highly of, think much of,
     think well of, treasure, truelove, uxoriousness, value, venerate,
     veneration, weakness, worshipfulness, yearning

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     homage rendered to God which it is sinful (idolatry) to render
     to any created being (Ex. 34:14; Isa. 2:8). Such worship was
     refused by Peter (Acts 10:25,26) and by an angel (Rev. 22:8,9).

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  WORSHIP. The honor and homage rendered to the Creator. 
       2. In the United States, this is free, every one being at liberty to 
  worship God according to the dictates of his conscience. Vide Christianity; 
  Religious test. 

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  WORSHIP, Eng. law. A title or addition given to certain persons. 2 Inst. 
  666; Bac. Ab. Misnomer, A 2. 

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  WORSHIP, n.  Homo Creator's testimony to the sound construction and
  fine finish of Deus Creatus.  A popular form of abjection, having an
  element of pride.

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