|1.||[ noun ] (religion) the activity of worshipping|
|Related terms:||activity prayer idolatry arborolatry idolization cosmolatry heliolatry idiolatry praise astrolatry diabolatry adoration pyrolatry hagiolatry idolatry zoolatry monolatry moon-worship ancestor_worship salah deification|
|2.||[ verb ] love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol|
|Synonyms:||revere idolize idolise hero-worship|
"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
|Related terms:||adore drool_over idol paragon idol adoration worshiper reverence idolization idoliser|
|3.||[ verb ] (religion) show religious devotion to, as of a deity|
"Many Hindus worship Shiva"
|Related terms:||reverence religion|
|4.||[ verb ] (religion) attend religious services|
"They worship in the traditional manner"
|Related terms:||attend offer|
|5.||[ noun ] a feeling of profound love and admiration|
|Related terms:||love idolize|