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Verb: devote  di'vowt
  1. Use entirely for a specific person, activity, or cause
    "devote one's talents to a good cause";
    - give, dedicate, consecrate, commit
     
  2. Dedicate
    "devote thought to";
    - give, pay
     
  3. Set aside or apart for a specific purpose or use
    "this land was devoted to mining"

Derived forms: devoted, devoting, devotes

Type of: apply, cerebrate, cogitate, employ, reserve, think, use, utilise [Brit], utilize

Encyclopedia: Devote