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Another word for devote

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Verb
  1. To devote (oneself or one's efforts)

      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:
      1. To place in the hands of; pass:
      2. To accord or tender to another:
      3. To submit for consideration, acceptance, or use:
      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.
      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.
      1. To open (a building, for example) to public use.
      2. To set apart for a special use:
      3. To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action
      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.
      1. (Idiomatic) To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).
      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
      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
      1. To apply (oneself) or direct (one's energies) to something
      2. To direct (spoken or written words) to someone
      3. To use a proper form in speaking to
    See also:

    work

    collect

  2. To give over by or as if by vow to a higher purpose

      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.
      1. To set apart for a special use:
      2. To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action
      3. To show to the public for the first time
      1. To initiate (a priest) into the order of bishops.
      2. To make venerable; hallow:
      3. (Christianity) To sanctify (bread and wine) for Eucharistic use through a ritual regarded by some Christian churches as effecting transubstantiation.
    See also:

    give

Another word for devote

Verb
      1. To place in the hands of; pass:
      2. To accord or tender to another:
      3. To perform for an audience:
      1. To make venerable; hallow:
      2. To set apart as holy; make or declare sacred for religious use
      3. (Christianity) To sanctify (bread and wine) for Eucharistic use through a ritual regarded by some Christian churches as effecting transubstantiation.
      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
      1. To open (a building, for example) to public use.
      2. To set apart for a special use:
      3. To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action