idolize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To view with blind admiration or commitment. See Synonyms at revere1.
    • To worship as an idol.
    • In order to make an idol of; to pay for idolatrous worship to.
    • To want to excess; to love or reverence to adoration.
  • verb:
    • to produce an idol of, or even worship as an idol.
    • To love exceptionally; to revere immoderately.
    • love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to train idolatry.
  • others:
    • To worship as an idol; make an idol of.
    • For this reason — To reverence immoderately; love or admire to adoration: as, to idolize a hero; to idolize kiddies.
    • To practise idol-worship.
    • Also spelled idolise.

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