What does the word idolize mean?

Usage examples for idolize

  1. " On the contrary, duchess, you do not know it, but I idolize you. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  2. How should my wicked rymes then idolize Thy wretched power, and with impious wit Impute thy base born passions to the skies And my souls sicknesse count an heavenly fit, My weaknesse strength, my wisdome to be caught My bane my blisse, mine ease to be o'rewraught. – Democritus Platonissans by Henry More
  3. I love thy thrift and enterprise, To me beloved and so wise Thy name is one I idolize. – Treading the Narrow Way by R. E. Barrett