What is the difference between Idle and Idol?




What is the difference between Idle and Idol? :


Idle : (adjective)

(
1 ) Doing nothing or having no work

Not employed

Lakhs of people are idle in this country.


(
2 ) Not active or not in use

The factory machines lay idle during the workers’ strike.


(
3 ) Lazy or avoiding work

Are you an idle student?


(
4 ) Worthless or useless

It is idle to expect help from him.



Idol : (noun)

(
1 ) Image of a God used as an object of worship

He bought an idol this forenoon.


(
2 ) Person or thing that is greatly loved or admired

As an only child, he was the idol of his parents.











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