worship at the altar of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of worship at the altar of

:to value (something) too much
  • My uncle worships at the altar of money.

Word by Word Definitions

worship play
  1. : to honor or reverence as a divine being or supernatural power

  2. : to regard with great or extravagant respect, honor, or devotion

  3. : to perform or take part in worship or an act of worship

  1. : reverence offered a divine being or supernatural power

  2. : a form of religious practice with its creed and ritual

  3. : extravagant respect or admiration for or devotion to an object of esteem

altar play
  1. : a usually raised structure or place on which sacrifices are offered or incense is burned in worship

  2. : a table on which the eucharistic elements are consecrated or which serves as a center of worship or ritual


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