Definitions for idolizeˈaɪd lˌaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•dol•izeˈaɪd lˌaɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to regard with adoration or devotion.

  2. to worship as a god.

  3. (v.i.)to practice idolatry.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere(verb)

    love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol

    "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"


  1. idolize(Verb)

    To make an idol of, or to worship as an idol.

  2. idolize(Verb)

    To adore excessively; to revere immoderately.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Idolize(verb)

    to make an idol of; to pay idolatrous worship to; as, to idolize the sacred bull in Egypt

  2. Idolize(verb)

    to love to excess; to love or reverence to adoration; as, to idolize gold, children, a hero

  3. Idolize(verb)

    to practice idolatry


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