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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

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dedicate, spend, allocate, enshrine, pay, expend, earmark, consecrate, give, commit, focus, invest

How to pronounce devote?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say devote in sign language?

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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. Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville:

    Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.

  3. Jill Martin:

    I think there are mischaracterizations about him, for me, he’s made Trump Organization a situation where I can really excel at my job and still devote the time necessary for my family.

  4. Herodotus:

    Those who are skilled in archery bend their bow only when they are prepared to use it; when they do not require it they allow it to remain unbent, for otherwise it would be unserviceable when the time for using it arrived. So it is with man. If he were to devote himself unceasingly to a dull round of business, without breaking the monotony by cheerful amusements, he would fall imperceptibly into idiotcy, or be struck with paralysis.

  5. Donald Trump:

    That's particularly true of presidential candidates, most of whom must devote two years of their lives to hard-fought campaigns that involve staggering personal and financial sacrifices, all in an effort to serve their country. And then there's Trump.


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