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Verb: dedicate  'de-du,keyt
  1. Use entirely for a specific person, activity, or cause
    "dedicate one's talents to a good cause";
    - give, consecrate, commit, devote
     
  2. Open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
    "The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes"
     
  3. Inscribe or address by way of compliment
    "She dedicated her book to her parents"
     
  4. Set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church

Derived forms: dedicates, dedicated, dedicating

Type of: apply, assign, employ, give, inaugurate, kick off, render, set apart, specify, use, utilise [Brit], utilize

Encyclopedia: Dedicate