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    Revered vs Reverend

    Kindly elaborate the in depth difference between two:-revered and reverend along with the examples.

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    Re: Revered vs Reverend

    What differences have you already discerned from your own research, using free online dictionaries accessed via OneLook.com?

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    Re: Revered vs Reverend

    I found them both close synonyms and am unable to distinguish the proper use.
    somewhere people mention their father as revered somewhere reverend.
    I am at a loss that's why I seek your help. :)

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    Re: Revered vs Reverend

    'Revered' is used to mean 'greatly respected'. 'Reverend' in modern usage usually refers to members of the clergy.

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    Re: Revered vs Reverend

    So please tell me if one's father can be reverend or not even if he is not a clergyman or related to any religious institution?

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    Re: Revered vs Reverend

    We wouldn't say that in modern English.

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