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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ded′i-kāt, v.t. to set apart and consecrate to some sacred purpose: to devote wholly or chiefly: to inscribe to any one.—adj. devoted: (Shak.) dedicated.—ns. Ded′icant, one who dedicates; Dedicatee (ded′i-kā-tē′), one to whom a thing is dedicated; Dedicā′tion, the act of dedicating: an address to a patron, prefixed to a book; Ded′icātor, one who dedicates.—adjs. Dedicatō′rial, Ded′icātory, of or pertaining to a dedication. [L. dedicāre, -ātum—de, down, dicēre, to declare.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'dedicate' in Verbs Frequency: #945
The numerical value of dedicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dedicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Working out allows me to spend time on myself, knowing that I have an hour to dedicate to my wellness is a priority for me now.
Every week you need to dedicate about two hours of your time to get all of this stuff ready, we would call it ‘mise en place’ in the restaurant — how we cook in a restaurant is going to be how I want you to cook at home. If you prepare yourself and you have all your ingredients ready, all of your ‘mise’ in place, all of your stuff is right in front of you, then to make the dish is really just assembling.
I play Maura Pfefferman, she's very entitled and has a lot of money, and I'd like to dedicate this award to the non-Maura Pfeffermans who don't have a lot of cash for their operations.
Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end.
I will always be proud to have served alongside my fellow Commissioners, Chairman (Jay) Clayton, and especially the commission's staff, who dedicate their careers to protecting ordinary investors and give hardworking American families the chance to build a better future.
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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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