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Dedicated definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEDICATED, pp. Devoted to a divine Being, or to a sacred use; consecrated; appropriated; given wholly to.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose; "a dedicated dancer"; "dedicated teachers"; "dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"- A.Lincoln [ant: undedicated]
2: solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II" [syn: consecrated, consecrate, dedicated] [ant: desecrated]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1600 1. devoted to a cause, ideal, or purpose ; zealous <a dedicated scholar> 2. given over to a particular purpose <a dedicated Web server> dedicatedly adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dedicate Ded"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dedicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dedicating.] 1. To set apart and consecrate, as to a divinity, or for sacred uses; to devote formally and solemnly; as, to dedicate vessels, treasures, a temple, or a church, to a religious use. Vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, . . . which also king David did dedicate unto the Lord. --2 Sam. viii. 10, 11. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. . . . But in a larger sense we can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. --A. Lincoln. 2. To devote, set apart, or give up, as one's self, to a duty or service. The profession of a soldier, to which he had dedicated himself. --Clarendon. 3. To inscribe or address, as to a patron. He complied ten elegant books, and dedicated them to the Lord Burghley. --Peacham. Syn: See Addict.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. You use dedicated to describe someone who enjoys a particular activity very much and spends a lot of time doing it. Her great-grandfather had clearly been a dedicated and stoical traveller. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. You use dedicated to describe something that is made, built, or designed for one particular purpose or thing. Such areas should also be served by dedicated cycle routes. ...the world's first museum dedicated to ecology. ADJ: oft ADJ to n 3. see also dedicate

Moby Thesaurus

abandoned, afire, altruistic, ardent, beatified, blessed, bound, bound and determined, burning, canonized, committed, consecrated, constant, decided, decisive, definite, determined, devoted, devout, disinterested, earnest, faithful, fast, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, hallowed, hearty, heated, hot, hot-blooded, humble, impassioned, in earnest, intense, intent, intent on, loyal, modest, obstinate, on fire, passionate, perfervid, persevering, persistent, purposeful, red-hot, relentless, resolute, resolved, sacrificing, sainted, saintly, sanctified, self-abasing, self-abnegating, self-abnegatory, self-denying, self-devoted, self-effacing, self-forgetful, self-immolating, self-neglectful, self-neglecting, self-renouncing, self-sacrificing, self-unconscious, selfless, serious, set apart, sincere, single-minded, spirited, staunch, steadfast, tenacious, tested, tried, tried and true, true, unacquisitive, unpossessive, unpretentious, unselfish, unsparing of self, vehement, warm, white-hot, wholehearted, zealous



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