To Ado're. v.a. [adoro, Lat.]
- To worship with external homage; to pay divine honours.
The mountain nymphs and Themis they adore,
And from her oracles relief implore. Dryden.
- It is used, popularly, to denote a high degree of reverence or regard; to reverence; to honor; to love.
The people appear adoring their prince, and their prince adoring God. Tatler, № 57–