Definition for dedicated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ded·i·cat·ed, ded·i·cat·ing.
Origin of dedicate
Examples from the Web for dedicated
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
The ancient Egyptian festival of Wepet Renpet (“opening of the year”) was not just a time of rebirth—it was dedicated to drinking.
We are committed to the community, dedicated to progress, and policing with respect.
In keeping with the facade, Williams showed himself to be dedicated preacher who “knows his scripture.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Monis seems to have been both and dedicated to his psychotic beliefs.
The letter was renounced and shredded: the dedicated ascetic contemplated a hooded shape, washed of every earthly fleck.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
A certain Roman inscription is dedicated to Attis the Supreme (Ἄττει ὑψίστῳ).The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism|Franz Cumont
After a consultation with her spiritual adviser, she had dedicated her husband to Saint Joseph.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau
All were written after his accession to the throne , and were dedicated to his uncle, Protector Somerset.
It came to Paul Koslov that the team on this side could be just as dedicated as he was to his own particular cause.Revolution|Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for dedicated (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for dedicated (2 of 2)
Word Origin for dedicate
Word Origin and History for dedicated
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.