Synonyms of worship in English:


See definition of worship


1‘the new Church rejected the worship of saints and relics’


reverence, revering, worshipping, veneration, venerating, adoration, adoring, -olatry, devotion, praise, thanksgiving, praising, praying to, glorification, glorifying, glory, exaltation, exalting, extolment, extolling, homage, respect, honour, honouring, esteem

dulia, latria

rare laudation, magnification

2‘morning worship’


service, church service, religious rite, religious act, prayer, prayer meeting, praise, devotion, religious observance

matins, morning prayer, vespers, evening prayer, evensong

3‘he contemplated the pin-up with worship’


admiration, adulation, idolization, deification, lionization, hero-worship


1‘they do not worship pagan gods’


revere, reverence, venerate, pay homage to, honour, adore, praise, pray to, bow down before, glorify, exalt, extol

be devoted to, dote on, love, hold dear, cherish, treasure, admire, esteem, adulate, idolize, deify, hero-worship, lionize, have a high regard for, hold in high regard, hold in esteem, hold in awe, look up to

informal be wild about, put on a pedestal

archaic magnify

rare laud


loathe, despise