from The Century Dictionary.

  • To worship idols; practise idolatry.
  • To adore or worship idolatrously; make an idol of; idolize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To worship idols; to pay idolatrous worship.
  • transitive verb To make in idol of; to idolize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make an idol of; to idolize.


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