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Synonyms for idol
ˈaɪd l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idol, graven image, god(noun)

    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 idol(noun)

    someone who is adored blindly and excessively

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

  3. paragon, idol, perfection, beau ideal(noun)

    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. idol(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pagan deity, false god

  2. idol(n.)

    Synonyms:
    falsity

  3. idol(n.)

    Synonyms:
    favorite, pet, darling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "idol":

    heroine, shrine

How to pronounce idol?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2074saint
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#9404idol
#11450perfection
#16116shrine
#16215immortal
#18554paragon
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#22964deity
#24079heroine
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#98207apotheosis
#119590nonsuch
#149535nonpareil

How to use idol in a sentence?

  1. John Kasich:

    Right now, I think we 're in the kind of 'American Idol,' maybe, quarterfinals and ultimately it gets down to fewer.

  2. Denis Shapovalov:

    It's definitely a matchup I have been looking forward to my whole life, it's going to be a dream come true to play Roger Federer in such a big event. The stakes are so high, semi-final of a Masters 1000 against your idol, it's just a dream come true.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Truth never penetrates the cultists and tribal mind as the group worship of the charismatic idol, provides meaning to an empty life.

  4. Alan Howard:

    Within a month (of 'Superman' going on air), I realized that from being a young actor who was doing live television and reading things, I had become what People magazine called a 'TV teen idol' -- I'd become Jimmy Olsen.

  5. Chuzy:

    An IDOL is someone who is never IDLE. An idle mind is the devil's workshop,but an idol's mind is a creative office

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