Part of speech:
To respect or honor greatly; revere.
To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; with to or for.
To devote is to dedicate yourself to a cause or a person.
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
To surrender is defined as to give up control of something or to give something up to another.
To consign is defined as to hand over to someone else or to put in an undesirable place.
To set apart for special use
The act or an instance of consecrating the bread and wine in the Mass or in a Communion service
Dedication is defined as the state of being committed to someone, a ceremony for the beginning of something such as the birth of a child, or something written, said or expressed in honor or memory of someone.
(Historical) Supernatural inspiration or possession; inspired prophetic or poetic ecstasy
To bring into focus
Sanctify is to make something holy, give something legitimacy or to set something apart through religious ceremony.
The definition of anoint means to smear or rub with oil.
To apply is defined as to make a strong effort to do a job well.
To distribute by lot or in arbitrary shares; apportion
Restrict is defined as to keep someone or something within certain limits.
To divide and assign according to a plan; allot:
To give out as a task; allot
To favor or endow (with)
To initiate (a priest) into the order of bishops.
To do or give something in honor of
The definition of inscribe is to write or carve words into something, or to write a message in a book.
To promise to give
To make a solemn resolution to do, get, etc.
To use or apply wrongly.
To use (something) incorrectly.
To violate the sacredness of; profane.
To cause to become withdrawn or unresponsive; isolate or dissociate emotionally:
To apply (oneself) or direct (one's energies) to something
To make submit or give in
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
To give a rounded form to:
(Intransitive, often with on or against) To collect payments.
(Nautical) To strain in heavy seas so that the joints give slightly and the fastenings become slack. Used of a boat or ship.
Ordain is defined as to give someone religious authority, or to order or decree.
- Hallow , a stronger word, suggests an intrinsic holiness in the thing set apart to hallow the Sabbath
- To consecrate is to set apart for some religious or holy use to consecrate ground for a church
- To devote is to give up or apply oneself or something with the seriousness or earnestness evoked by a formal vow to devote one's life to a cause
- To dedicate is to set apart or assign something, as in a formal rite, to some serious, often sacred, purpose to dedicate a temple, to dedicate oneself to painting
Find another word for dedicate. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dedicate, like: hallow, give, appropriate, donate, devote, set-aside, surrender, consign, give over to, consecratory and dedicatory.