Dedicate meaning

dĕdĭ-kāt
Dedicate is defined as to devote to a sacred purpose.

To hold a ceremony for a new Catholic church is an example of dedicate.

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To dedicate is defined as to inscribe a book or memorial in honor of another.

The loving inscription in a book is an example of dedicate.

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To set apart for a special use.

Dedicated their money to scientific research.

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To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action.

Dedicated ourselves to starting our own business.

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To set apart for worship of a deity or devote to a sacred purpose.
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To set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate.
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To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection.
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(archaic) Dedicated.
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To set apart seriously for a special purpose; devote to some work, duty, etc.

She dedicated her life to serving the poor.

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To address or inscribe (a book, artistic performance, etc.) to someone or something as a sign of honor or affection.
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To open formally (a public building, fair, etc.)
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(law) To devote to public use.
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To set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate.
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To set apart for a special use.

Dedicated their money to scientific research.

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To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action.

Dedicated ourselves to starting our own business. See Synonyms at devote.

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To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection.
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To open (a building, for example) to public use.
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To show to the public for the first time.

Dedicate a monument.

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George Henry Calvert.

His life is dedicate to worthiness.

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The definition of dedicate is to commit to something for a specific use or goal.

1. Saving money for a wedding is an example of dedicate. 2. A soldier making a commitment to his country is an example of dedicate.

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Origin of dedicate

  • Middle English dedicaten from Latin dēdicāre dēdicāt- dē- de- dicāre to proclaim deik- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition