HyperDic: idol

English > 3 senses of the word idol:
NOUNartifactidol, graven image, goda material effigy that is worshipped
person idol, matinee idolsomeone who is adored blindly and excessively
cognitionidol, paragon, perfection, beau idealan ideal instance
idol > pronunciation
Soundsay'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > idol: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA material effigy that is worshipped.
Synonymsgraven image, god
NarrowerJuggernautA crude idol of Krishna
golden calf(Old Testament) an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites / Israelites to worship
jossA Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol
Broadereffigy, image, simulacrumA representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
Spanishdios, ídolo
Catalandéu, ídol
Verbsidolize, idoliselove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess
English > idol: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is adored blindly and excessively.
Synonymmatinee idol
NarrowerheartthrobAn object of infatuation
Broaderstar, principal, leadAn actor who plays a principal role
Verbsidolize, idoliselove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess
English > idol: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept.
Synonymsparagon, perfection, beau ideal
Narrowergold standardA paragon of excellence
BroaderidealThe idea of something that is perfect
Spanishdechado, ideal, ídolo, parangón, perfección
Catalanídol, model, perfecció
Verbsidolize, idoliselove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess

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