verb (used with object), ded·i·cat·ed, ded·i·cat·ing.
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Origin of dedicate
Examples from the Web for dedicate
Decide as a family to share cooking responsibilities and dedicate enough time for healthy meals.Meet the Chef Fighting to Ensure That Brazilians Will Never Be as Fat as Americans|Brandon Presser|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps Ham will dedicate a plank in the replica ark to his bowtied benefactor.The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science|Michael Schulson|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During his college days at Boston University, he decided to dedicate his life to comedy.Meet Marc Maron: the Comedic Podcast Giant on His New IFC Show & More|Jean Trinh|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now the correspondents brazenly asked the president for permission to “dedicate it to your excellency.”How a Racist Newspaper Defeated Lincoln in New York in the 1864 Election|Harold Holzer|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Oftentimes, people need to refocus and dedicate more time to real-life interactions.‘Disconnect’: A New Film About Cyberbullying, Identity Theft, and Porn|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nor must you suppose that the humble duties to which I dedicate my life give no scope for passion.Letters of Two Brides|Honore de Balzac
For years past I have been at work collecting notes for this book which I have decided to dedicate to you.His Excellency the Minister|Jules Claretie
Ted told of his love for the Mahela, and of a heart-rooted desire to dedicate his life to helping people enjoy it.Double Challenge|James Arthur Kjelgaard
You must take Christ's yoke upon you and dedicate yourselves to Him.
But I can dedicate my mind and heart and will and limbs to God.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
Word Origin for dedicate
early 15c. (of churches), from Latin dedicatus, past participle of dedicare "consecrate, proclaim, affirm, set apart," from de- "away" (see de-) + dicare "proclaim," from stem of dicere "to speak, to say" (see diction). Dedicated "devoted to one's aims or vocation" is first attested 1944.