(transitive) a less common word for idolize
(intransitive) to indulge in the worship of idols
[ahy-dol-uh-truh s] /aɪˈdɒl ə trəs/ adjective 1. worshiping . 2. blindly adoring. 3. of or relating to . adj. 1540s, from idolater + -ous.
[ahy-dol-uh-tree] /aɪˈdɒl ə tri/ noun, plural idolatries. 1. the religious worship of . 2. excessive or blind adoration, reverence, devotion, etc. /aɪˈdɒlətrɪ/ noun 1. the worship of idols 2. great devotion or reverence n. mid-13c., from Old French idolatrie, from Vulgar Latin idolatria, shortened from Late Latin idololatria (Tertullian), from Ecclesiastical Greek eidololatria “worship of […]
[ahyd-l-ahyz] /ˈaɪd lˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), idolized, idolizing. 1. to regard with blind adoration, devotion, etc. 2. to worship as a god. verb (used without object), idolized, idolizing. 3. to practice : to idolize as did ancient Greece and Rome. /ˈaɪdəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to admire or revere greatly 2. (transitive) to worship as […]
[ahyd-l-iz-uh m] /ˈaɪd lˌɪz əm/ noun 1. . 2. .