Definition for devoted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), de·vot·ed, de·vot·ing.
Origin of devote
Examples from the Web for devoted
Great resources were devoted to the science of air crash investigation.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The left had long tried to resist it through a diverse mix of organizations, devoted to different goals, and all to no avail.
In 1953, Les Cahiers devoted an issue to Hitchcock, including an interview conducted by André Bazin, the editor of the magazine.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A cheerful convict was found dead by his devoted caretaker one morning.
A childhood friend of his, Ioseb Iremashvili, said Stalin “was devoted to only one person—his mother.”
The leisure of two other days, might be devoted to intellectual improvement, and the pursuits of taste.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
It was to save these devoted servants, that the spring of 1851 saw full 500 British and American seamen within the frigid zone.Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal;|Sherard Osborn
For four years they were as faithful, affectionate, and devoted to the young men as any wives in all France.Paris: With Pen and Pencil|David W. Bartlett
And Portia, as Giles saw, was too devoted to Anne to confess her whereabouts without permission.A Coin of Edward VII|Fergus Hume
Each time he headed her off, until she gave over the attempt and devoted her energies wholly to keeping out of his clutches.Before Adam|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for devoted (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for devoted (2 of 2)
Word Origin for devote
Word Origin and History for devoted (1 of 2)
1590s, "set apart by a vow," past participle adjective from devote (v.). Meaning "characterized by devotion" is from c.1600. Related: Devotedly.