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To set apart as holy; consecrate
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  1. To set apart as holy; consecrate
  2. To set apart for sacred use; consecrate:
  3. To make holy; purify:
To respect or honor greatly; revere.
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  1. To respect or honor greatly; revere.
  2. To shout, especially to urge on dogs for hunting.
  3. To regard as holy; honor as sacred; venerate
To rub oil or ointment on
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  1. To rub oil or ointment on
  2. To put oil on during a religious ceremony as a sign of sanctification or consecration.
  3. To apply oil, ointment, or a similar substance to.
(Obs.) To curse or doom
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  1. (Obs.) To curse or doom
  2. To set apart for a special use or service; dedicate
  3. To give or apply (one's time, attention, or self, for example) entirely to a particular activity, pursuit, cause, or person.
To put to or adapt for a special use:
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  1. To put to or adapt for a special use:
  2. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
  3. To put to some practical or specific use
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
To set aside for a specific use or certain person
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  1. To set aside for a specific use or certain person
  2. To take for one's own or exclusive use
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 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.
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  1. 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 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 relinquish possession or control of (something) to another because of demand or compulsion:
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  1. To relinquish possession or control of (something) to another because of demand or compulsion:
  2. To give up claim to; give over or yield, esp. voluntarily, as in favor of another
  3. To give in (to)
To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose
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  1. To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose
  2. To give or assign as one's share
  3. To distribute by lot or in arbitrary shares; apportion
To give over to the care or custody of another.
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  1. To give over to the care or custody of another.
  2. To set apart, as for a special use or purpose; assign:
  3. To hand over; give up or deliver
To hand over or set apart to be disposed of or put to some purpose
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  1. To hand over or set apart to be disposed of or put to some purpose
  2. To consign for future use or for preservation:
  3. To give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign
To keep or confine within physical limits:
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  1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  2. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To divide and distribute in shares according to a plan
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  1. To divide and distribute in shares according to a plan
To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
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  1. To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
  2. To allot or give something as a task.
  3. To give out as a task; allot:
To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
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  1. To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
  2. (Chemistry) To provide an electron or atom, for example, for combination with an acceptor.
  3. To give, esp. to some philanthropic or religious cause; contribute
To initiate (a priest) into the order of bishops.
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  1. To initiate (a priest) into the order of bishops.
  2. To devote entirely; dedicate
  3. To make venerable; hallow:
(Obs.) To curse or doom
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  1. (Obs.) To curse or doom
  2. To set apart for a specific purpose or use:
  3. To give up (oneself or one's time, energy, etc.) to some purpose, activity, or person
To make or set apart as holy.
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  1. To make or set apart as holy.
  2. To regard as holy; honor as sacred; venerate
  3. To shout, especially to urge on dogs for hunting.
To take a stance beside and prepare to hit (a golf ball)
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  1. To take a stance beside and prepare to hit (a golf ball)
  2. To direct (spoken or written words) to someone
  3. To use a proper form in speaking to
To put to or adapt for a special use:
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  1. To put to or adapt for a special use:
  2. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
  3. To put to some practical or specific use
To turn or direct (one's eyes, attention, energy, etc. to)
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  1. To turn or direct (one's eyes, attention, energy, etc. to)
  2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
  3. To give in; yield
(Idiomatic) To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
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  1. To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
  2. To bring to, or direct toward, a common center
  3. (Intransitive) To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
(Obs.) To curse or doom
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  1. (Obs.) To curse or doom
  2. To set apart for a specific purpose or use:
  3. To give or apply (one's time, attention, or self, for example) entirely to a particular activity, pursuit, cause, or person.
To give an order to; command:
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  1. To give an order to; command:
  2. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
  3. To give commands or directions.
To direct toward a particular point or purpose:
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  1. To direct toward a particular point or purpose:
  2. To bring into focus
  3. To render (an object or image) in clear outline or sharp detail by adjustment of one's vision or an optical device; bring into focus.
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. To submit for consideration, acceptance, or use:
To put to (a specified) use or result; employ; apply
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  1. To put to (a specified) use or result; employ; apply
  2. To get by buying and selling:
  3. To give a rounded form to:

Synonym Study

  • 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 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dedicate, like: sanctify, hallow, anoint, devote, apply, give, appropriate, set-aside, surrender, allot and consign.