dedicate to

phrasal verb

dedicated to; dedicating to; dedicates to
: to decide that (something) will be used for (a special purpose) : to use (time, money, energy, attention, etc.) for (something)
She dedicates 10 percent of each paycheck to her savings.
He dedicated his life/time to helping the poor.
After graduating from college, he dedicated himself to his career.
: to say that (a book, song, etc.) was written or is being performed to honor or express affection for (someone)
She dedicated her first novel to her father.
I would like to dedicate this next song to my mother.

Examples of dedicate to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, that same Hall of Fame has opened an entire exhibition dedicated to celebrating the rich, challenging history of Black baseball players. Ella Feldman, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 June 2024 Over the past five years, the organization has also closely collaborated with the city’s REFORM Alliance — a non-profit organization dedicated to probation, parole and sentencing reform in the U.S. through lobbying — on legislation that’s helped transform Pennsylvania’s criminal justice system. Njera Perkins, Peoplemag, 7 June 2024 Friends of Minidoka, a nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation and education on the incarceration camp, said the view of the turbines from the remote camp would disturb the somber landscape and alter its historical context. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 7 June 2024 Supreme Court reviews federal ban on guns for domestic abusers Rosalind Page, a nurse in Little Rock, Arkansas, is the founder of Black Femicide US, an organization dedicated to shining light on the murders of Black women and girls. Dhanika Pineda, ABC News, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for dedicate to 

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“Dedicate to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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