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Synonyms for devote
dɪˈvoʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    commit, chip in, dedicate, 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, 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. give, pay, devote(verb)

    dedicate

    "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to"

    Synonyms:
    make up, commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, collapse, impart, compensate, pass on, move over, return, establish, reach, present, have, fall in, make, pay, throw, ante up, gift, kick in, feed, break, ease up, apply, give, grant, open, founder, pay up, hold, pass, render, sacrifice, yield, turn over, leave, give way, consecrate, generate, contribute, afford, pay off, hand, bear

  3. devote(verb)

    set aside or apart for a specific purpose or use

    "this land was devoted to mining"

    Synonyms:
    consecrate, dedicate, commit, give, pay

Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    appropriate (by vow), consecrate, dedicate, destine, set apart

  2. devote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    addict, apply, resign, give up

  3. devote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    doom, give over

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How to use devote in a sentence?

  1. Square Inc:

    ( The dual role) may at times adversely affect his ability to devote time, attention, and effort to Square Inc.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    This is the true joy in life: Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. Being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap. Being a force of Nature, instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

  3. Steve Walsh:

    I have lived my dream and I am truly grateful for every experience that I have had in World Rugby. It's been an incredible journey, i would be doing all of the key stakeholders in the game an injustice if I was unable to 100 percent channel my energies and devote my full attention toward refereeing Australian Rugby and test matches.

  4. Frederick W. Taylor:

    Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace.

  5. Information Act officer:

    Currently, this project is staffed fulltime by a project manager and two case analysts, as well as nine FOIA reviewers who devote the entirety of their time at the State Department to this effort.

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