verb (used with object), de·vot·ed, de·vot·ing.
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Liam, devoted to a disgusted Sarah, meets them at the airport, but Martin ghosts Karen.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
With the passage of the GAOA, Congress devoted $900 million per year to the LWCF, all of which comes without cost to taxpayers.
David Carroll, executive director of the Sixth Amendment Center, a nonprofit devoted to criminal defense, said OPEGA’s report vindicated his earlier work on the system.Maine Governor Won’t Fund Reforms for Public Defense Agency Without Accountability|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor|November 11, 2020|ProPublica
Much of “This Time Next Year” is devoted to the couple’s hardscrabble backstory.The inspiration for Maisie Dobbs? Jacqueline Winspear’s memoir offers charming clues|Zofia Smardz|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Still, he is continuing to devote Saturday nights to test preparation, hoping that the Fairfax school system will reverse itself.Fairfax families sue over changes to Thomas Jefferson High’s admissions|Hannah Natanson|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
He had been a Union carpenter for 30 years before retiring and devoting himself to nature photography.
Since then, the museum registrar has become borderline obsessive in devoting his time to stopping Landis.
At the very least, she seemed more than happy to be devoting her time to this during that Ellen appearance.The Bizarre Story Behind Paris Jackson’s First Movie|Kevin Fallon|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He can hardly fault Bob Schieffer for devoting most of the interview to his divisive words.Rick Santorum’s Trial by Media Focused on Birth Control|Howard Kurtz|February 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You now pinpoint creative callings, and nothing can keep you from devoting to them.
But he wrote little outside his 'History,' devoting himself with entire singleness of purpose to his life-work.
She admired his persevering industry, but had begun to feel that he was slipping away from her and devoting himself to his farm.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
But he was now devoting himself to Mission preaching, and perfecting his system.Hugh|Arthur Christopher Benson
As for devoting her whole life to him, she couldn't do a worse thing for him.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
Sisters, this married woman was just dying to change off her husband for the beau that was devoting all his energies to me.Phemie Frost's Experiences|Ann S. Stephens