Definition of dedicate
- money dedicated to their vacation fund
- ready to dedicate his life to public service
- dedicate a book to a friend
dedicatorplay \-ˌkā-tər\ noun
Examples of dedicate in a Sentence
The new park was dedicated today.
a young attorney who has decided to dedicate her career to helping the poor receive justice
Recent Examples of dedicate from the Web
Baumgarten is dedicating the show in memory of 14-year-old Jewish dancer Jaime Guttenberg, who was killed in the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Already, $250,000 has been set aside through Park Lands Dedication Ordinance fees, which developers sometimes pay in-lieu of dedicating parks to comply with the state Quimby Act.
The bricks which constitute the court will be available for purchase to help underwrite the project and to give people the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy in the heart of our community by dedicating a brick or bricks.
Well, that wasn’t good enough for John Oliver, who dedicated a searing segment on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight to explore all of Pruitt’s various, damning bumbles.
The artist signed and dedicated at least one print to him.
To date one of my highest honors has been dedicating my life to serving my community.
The Data Center’s report offered a range of other ideas, from dedicating more land for affordable housing to requiring homestead exemptions for short-term rentals.
To date, one of my highest honors has been dedicating my time and life to serving my community.
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Synonym Discussion of dedicate
- devoted his evenings to study
- dedicated her life to medical research
- consecrate a church to the worship of God
- battlegrounds hallowed by the blood of patriots
DEDICATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dedicate for English Language Learners
: to officially make (something) a place for honoring or remembering a person, event, etc.
DEDICATE Defined for Kids
Definition of dedicate for Students
- The land was dedicated as a nature preserve.
- She dedicated her life to finding a cure.
- “We at Flint's only soul station, WAMM, dedicate this song to Daniel, from Wilona.”
- —Christopher Paul Curtis, The Watsons
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