Associations to the word «Idol»

Wiktionary

IDOL, noun. A graven image or representation of anything that is revered, or believed to convey spiritual power.
IDOL, noun. A cultural icon, or especially popular person.

Dictionary definition

IDOL, noun. A material effigy that is worshipped; "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god".
IDOL, noun. Someone who is adored blindly and excessively.
IDOL, noun. An ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche