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Synonyms for dedicate
ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪt; -kɪtded·i·cate

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dedicate

    devote, consecrate, offer, set, apportion, assign, apply, separate, hallow, set apart

    alienate, misapply, desecrate, misappropriate, misconvert, misuse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devoteverb

    give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

    "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"

    commit, chip in, cave in, collapse, institutionalize, place, put, impart, pass on, perpetrate, move over, return, establish, reach, present, have, vow, fall in, make, pay, charge, throw, sanctify, gift, kick in, feed, ordinate, break, institutionalise, ease up, apply, give, grant, open, founder, devote, hold, ordain, pass, render, intrust, hallow, practice, sacrifice, yield, turn over, send, confide, leave, invest, give way, bless, consecrate, generate, contribute, entrust, trust, pull, afford, order, hand

  2. dedicateverb

    open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building

    "The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes"

    consecrate, devote, commit, give

  3. dedicateverb

    inscribe or address by way of compliment

    "She dedicated her book to her parents"

    consecrate, devote, commit, give

  4. dedicateverb

    set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church

    consecrate, devote, commit, give

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dedicateverb

    devote, consecrate, set apart

  2. dedicateverb

    address (as a literary work), inscribe

  3. dedicateadjective

    devoted, consecrated, dedicated, set apart

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dedicateverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dedicate":

    devote, spend, allocate, enshrine

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How to use dedicate in a sentence?

  1. Ford CEO Mark Fields:

    We want to be a leader and we will dedicate the appropriate capital.

  2. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

    A single person, I need hardly say, is something subordinate, and as such he must dedicate himself to the ethical whole. Hence, if the State claims life, the individual must surrender it… All the worth which the human being possesses… he possesses only through the State.

  3. African American:

    I dedicate this to African American slaves ancestors, to African American slaves new federal holiday Juneteenth and to all who celebrate freedom, a Capitol Fourth.

  4. Read MoreWaters:

    I'm going to take a moment to dedicate this legislation to my dear sister who is dying in a hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, right now, infected by the coronavirus.

  5. Nathan Wilson:

    I’ve played sports my entire life, but the physical dedication that it takes to play soccer, for instance, does n’t require nearly the mental strength, the amount of focus and hand-eye coordination that gaming does, i don’t play soccer eight or nine hours a day. That’s how long these guys dedicate themselves to the game.

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  • كرسArabic
  • посвещавам се, надписвам, предназначавам, откривам, посвещавамBulgarian
  • widmenGerman
  • omistautua, vihkiä, varata, omistaa, uhrata, paljastaaFinnish
  • vouer, se dévouer, dédier, inaugurer, se consacrer, consacrerFrench
  • coisrigScottish Gaelic
  • התמסר, הקדישHebrew
  • mempersembahkanIndonesian
  • dedicareItalian
  • 奉納, 捧げるJapanese
  • پێشکه‌ش کردنKurdish
  • whakatapu, whakaihiMāori
  • inhuldigen, opdragen, bestemmen, inwijden, wijdenDutch
  • открывать, предназначать, надписать, предназначить, посвятить, надписывать, открыть, посвящатьRussian
  • adamakTurkish
  • dicåçterWalloon

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. disenchanted
    • B. mesmerized
    • C. fascinated
    • D. transfixed

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