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Adjective: dedicated  'de-du,key-tid
  1. Devoted to a cause, ideal or purpose
    "a dedicated dancer"; "dedicated teachers"; "dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"
  2. Solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high or sacred purpose
    "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II";
    - consecrated, consecrate
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

See also: devoted, holy, ordained, sacred, votive

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

Antonym: undedicated

Encyclopedia: Dedicated