Definitions for dedicateˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪt; -kɪt
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give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote(verb)
give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
"She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
"The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes"
inscribe or address by way of compliment
"She dedicated her book to her parents"
set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church
To set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate.
To set apart for a special use
dedicated their money to scientific research.
To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action
dedicated ourselves to starting our own business. See Synonyms at devote.
To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection.
To open (a building, for example) to public use.
To show to the public for the first time
dedicate a monument.
dedicated; set apart; devoted; consecrated
to set apart and consecrate, as to a divinity, or for sacred uses; to devote formally and solemnly; as, to dedicate vessels, treasures, a temple, or a church, to a religious use
to devote, set apart, or give up, as one's self, to a duty or service
to inscribe or address, as to a patron
Dedicate was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'dedicate' in Verbs Frequency: #945
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's far more useful to "DEDICATE" (oneself) for a cause rather than "DIE" for one.
This is yet another reason to dedicate resources to reversing the obesity epidemic among children and young adults.
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
The noble-minded dedicate themselves to the promotion of the happiness of others?even of those who injure them. True happiness consists in making happy.
Most of these kids are too young to have seen the Dead in our earlier incarnation, it's a chance for us, you know, to dedicate ourselves to transporting them.
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- посвещавам, откривам, предназначавам, надписвам, посвещавам сеBulgarian
- vihkiä, omistaa, paljastaa, uhrata, omistautua, varataFinnish
- consacrer, se consacrer, inaugurer, se dévouer, vouer, dédierFrench
- coisrigScottish Gaelic
- התמסר, הקדישHebrew
- 捧げる, 奉納Japanese
- پێشکهش کردنKurdish
- whakaihi, whakatapuMāori
- wijden, bestemmen, opdragen, inhuldigen, inwijdenDutch
- посвятить, открывать, посвящать, открыть, надписывать, предназначить, надписать, предназначатьRussian
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