Definitions for "Venerable"
Capable of being venerated; worthy of veneration or reverence; deserving of honor and respect; -- generally implying an advanced age; as, a venerable magistrate; a venerable parent.
Rendered sacred by religious or other associations; that should be regarded with awe and treated with reverence; as, the venerable walls of a temple or a church.
Title of Archdeacons in the Church of England.
An honorific, title of respect for a Buddhist monk or nun.
The title of Venerable is the title given to ordained Buddhist monks or nuns. In the Theravadan tradition the title venerable is given to ordained monks. It is a comparable title to Reverend.
Keywords:  bede, see
See Bede, the Venerable