Definition of idolize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

idolize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈaɪdəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪdəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they idolize
BrE BrE//ˈaɪdəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪdəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it idolizes
BrE BrE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple idolized
BrE BrE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzd//
 
past participle idolized
BrE BrE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form idolizing
BrE BrE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪdəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
Love
 
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idolize somebody to admire or love somebody very much synonym worship a pop star idolized by millions of fans They idolize their kids. Young children often idolize their parents. See related entries: Love
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: idolize