HyperDic: idolize

English > 1 sense of the word idolize:
VERBemotionidolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, reverelove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess
idolize > pronunciation
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English > idolize: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaninglove unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot idolize Sue
Example"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
Synonymsidolise, worship, hero-worship, revere
Narrowerdrool over, slobber overenvy / envy without restraint
Broaderadorelove intensely
Spanishadorar, heroificar, idolatrar, reverenciar, venerar
Catalanadorar, idolatrar, reverenciar, reverir, venerar
Nounsidola material effigy that is worshipped
idolan ideal instance
idolsomeone who is adored blindly and excessively
idolizationthe act of worshiping blindly and to excess
idolizationthe act of admiring / admiring strongly
idolizera lover blind with admiration and devotion

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