(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

Idiom To worship the rising sun definition + examples

 Idiom: TO WORSHIP THE RISING SUN
Definition: To respect a man who is coming in power.
Usage: The time-servers always worship the rising sun.

The main word used in this idiom is:
worship
[wur-ship]
noun
1.
reverent honor and homage paid to God or a sacred personage, or to any object regarded as sacred.
2.
formal or ceremonious rendering of such honor and homage:
They attended worship this morning.
3.
adoring reverence or regard:
excessive worship of business success.
4.
the object of adoring reverence or regard.
5.
(initial capital letter) British. a title of honor used in addressing or mentioning certain magistrates and others of high rank or station (usually preceded by Your, His, or Her). 
verb (used with object), worshiped, worshiping or (especially British) worshipped, worshipping.
6.
to render religious reverence and homage to.
7.
to feel an adoring reverence or regard for (any person or thing).
verb (used without object), worshiped, worshiping or (especially British) worshipped, worshipping.
8.
to render religious reverence and homage, as to a deity.
9.
to attend services of divine worship.
10.
to feel an adoring reverence or regard.
Examples from the web for worship
  • For one thing, the site remains a place of active worship.
  • They worship different gods and performed ceremonies and rituals to these gods.
  • Kiss, as a mode of salutation, comes from its use to express reverence or worship.
  • Give me your good hand, give me your worship's good hand.
  • Yet instead of being repulsed, you fall down on your knees and worship.
  • The scientists who worship at the altar of science are doing a fine job of destroying our world.
  • In this country no one is forcing anyone to worship anything.
  • He asks us to re-examine our worship of the almighty free market and the laws of supply and demand.
  • It is rarely a subject for serious study, and the students are conspicuously absent from worship.
  • We are a nation that guarantees the freedom to worship as one chooses.
Encyclopedia Article for worship
broadly defined, the response to the appearance of that which is accepted as the holy-that is, to a sacred, transcendent power or being. Characteristic modes of response to the holy include cultic acts of all kinds: ritual drama, prayers of many sorts, dancing, ecstatic speech, veneration of various persons and objects, sermons, silent meditation, and sacred music and song. Also included in worship are acts of private response: spoken or unspoken prayers, silence, the assumption of particular postures, ritual acts and gestures, and individual acts of veneration of persons or objects.
 
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