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1. idolize

verb. ['ˈaɪdəˌlaɪz'] love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol.

Synonyms

  • revere
  • slobber over
  • worship
  • hero-worship
  • drool over
  • idolise

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • inactivity
  • miss

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • idol (English)
  • εἴδωλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Idolize

  • actualize
  • annualize
  • decentralize
  • deinstitutionalize
  • demobilize
  • demoralize
  • denationalize
  • departmentalize
  • departmentalize
  • depersonalize
  • depersonalize
  • destabilize
  • editorialize
  • equalize
  • evangelize
  • evangelize
  • federalize
  • federalize
  • fertilize
  • fictionalize

How do you pronounce idolize?

Pronounce idolize as ˈaɪdəˌlaɪz.

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Example sentences of the word idolize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Allow students to select and research a well-known person they idolize.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Teens idolize and emulate these artists, especially because of the attention they receive in different media.

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