[ verb ] love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
Used in print(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
Heidenstam wrote four other works of fiction about earlier figures revered in Swedish memory .
[ verb ] (religion) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
"Fear God as your father" "We venerate genius"
Used in print(Schuyler Cammann, "The Magic Square of Three in...)
The tremendous emphasis on the 5 in the Lo_Shu square - for purely mathematical reasons - and the fact that this number so neatly symbolized the heart and center of the universe , could well explain why the Old Chinese seem to have so revered the number 5 , and why they put so_much stress on the concept of Centrality .