Complete Definition of "devote"

English

Pronunciation
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Verb
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  1. To give one's time, focus one's efforts, commit oneself, etc. entirely for, on, or to a certain matter.

#: He devoted his life to Allah.
#: They devoted their lives to following Jesus Christ.

Translations
Czech: zasvětit
Finnish: omistaa, pyhittää
Hebrew: להקדיש (lehaqdysh)

Usage notes
Usually used in the past participle form.


Italian

Adjective
devote f

  1. Feminine plural form of devoto

Category:Italian adjective forms

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