Definition of dedicate to
1 : 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.
2 : 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to devote to the worship of a divine being
: to set apart (a church) to sacred uses with solemn rites
: to set apart to a definite use
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