Definitions

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  • v. To make an idol of; to idolize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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Examples

  • It certainly will not listen very attentively to those conservatives who idolatrize Obama and collaborate in heralding his arrival ....

    Anchor Rising

  • To invest the Bible with the qualities of inerrancy and infallibility is to idolatrize it, to transform it into a false god. "

    Biblical Recorder

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