HyperDic: dedicate

English > 4 senses of the word dedicate:
VERBcommunicationdedicate, give, consecrate, commit, devotegive entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
socialdedicateopen to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
communicationdedicateinscribe or address by way of compliment
cognitiondedicateset apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church
dedicate > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'dahkey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > dedicate: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsgive, consecrate, commit, devote
Narrowerapplyapply oneself to
rededicatededicate anew
vow, consecratededicate to a deity by a vow
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Similar togiveoffer in good faith
sacrifice, giveendure the loss of
Spanishcomprometer, consagrarse, consagrar, dedicarse, dedicar
Catalanconsagrar-se, consagrar, dedicar-se, dedicar
Nounsdedicationthe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
dedicationcomplete and wholehearted fidelity
dedicationa message that makes a pledge
dedicationa ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose
English > dedicate: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningopen to public use, as of a highway, park, or building.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderinaugurate, kick offcommence officially
Spanishdedicar
Catalandedicar
Nounsdedicationa ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose
English > dedicate: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninginscribe or address by way of compliment.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"She dedicated her book to her parents"
Narrowerinscribeaddress, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication
Broadergive, renderbestow
Spanishdedicar
Catalandedicar
Nounsdedicationa short / short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
English > dedicate: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningset apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderassign, specify, set apartselect something or someone for a specific purpose
Spanishconsagrarse, dedicarse
Catalanconsagrar-se, dedicar-se
Nounsdedicationa ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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