An example of to devote is to say vows of love at your wedding ceremony.
An example of to devote is to work for a soup kitchen without any pay.
Land devoted to mining.
An example of to devote is to ask a DJ to play a song for your wife.
An example of to devote is to use land for organic farming.
They devoted their lives to following Jesus Christ.
I devoted this afternoon to repainting my study, and nothing will get in my way.
Origin of devote
- Latin dēvovēre dēvōt- to vow dē- de- vovēre to vow
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition