dedicatory

[ ded-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈdɛd ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

of or relating to dedication; serving as a dedication.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also ded·i·ca·tive [ded-i-key-tiv]. /ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪv/.

Origin of dedicatory

First recorded in 1555–65; dedicate + -ory1

OTHER WORDS FROM dedicatory

ded·i·ca·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·ded·i·ca·tive, adjectivenon·ded·i·ca·to·ry, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for dedicatory