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Synonyms for idol
ˈaɪd lidol

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idol, graven image, godnoun

    a material effigy that is worshipped

    "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god"

    Synonyms:
    graven image, deity, perfection, matinee idol, divinity, paragon, god, beau ideal, immortal

  2. idol, matinee idolnoun

    someone who is adored blindly and excessively

    Synonyms:
    perfection, paragon, matinee idol, beau ideal, god, graven image

  3. paragon, idol, perfection, beau idealnoun

    an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

    Synonyms:
    nonsuch, flawlessness, saint, nonesuch, perfection, apotheosis, paragon, graven image, matinee idol, god, nonpareil, beau ideal, ideal, ne plus ultra

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. idolnoun

    Synonyms:
    pagan deity, false god

  2. idolnoun

    Synonyms:
    falsity

  3. idolnoun

    Synonyms:
    favorite, pet, darling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "idol":

    heroine, shrine

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2074saint
#2979ideal
#9404idol
#11450perfection
#16116shrine
#16215immortal
#18554paragon
#21175divinity
#22964deity
#24079heroine
#70530nonesuch
#98207apotheosis
#119590nonsuch
#149535nonpareil

How to use idol in a sentence?

  1. Kelly Clarkson:

    I was the biggest girl in the show, and I wasn't big, but people would call me big. Because I was the biggest one on 'Idol,' I've kind of always gotten that.

  2. Pope Francis:

    When money becomes an idol, it commands the choices of man. And thus it ruins man and condemns him. It makes him a slave, money at the service of life can be managed in the right way by cooperatives, on condition that it is a real cooperative where capital does not have command over men but men over capital.

  3. Lee Cook-jong:

    Lee told reporters. The doctor said Oh also enjoyed South Korean pop music, especially from girl bands. He likes female idol groups a lot.

  4. Anirban Lahiri:

    Meeting him in person, he had a strong, positive aura about him, it was nice to interact with him and pick his brain and get some perspective how he goes about his golf. He's been an idol growing up, a larger than life figure.

  5. Christopher Brazell:

    Your idol, the guy that seems to have given you so much, is at the same time abusing you.


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