de·​vot·​ed | \ di-ˈvō-təd How to pronounce devoted (audio) , dē- \

Definition of devoted

: characterized by loyalty and devotion a devoted fan he is devoted to her

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Other Words from devoted

devotedly adverb
devotedness noun

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Examples of devoted in a Sentence

a rock star's most devoted fans The TV show has a devoted following.
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First Known Use of devoted

1586, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for devoted

see devote

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The first known use of devoted was in 1586

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“Devoted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of devoted

: having strong love or loyalty for something or someone


de·​vot·​ed | \ di-ˈvō-təd \

Kids Definition of devoted

1 : completely loyal devoted supporters and admirers
2 : affectionate, loving a devoted parent

Other Words from devoted

devotedly adverb The smallest pup, … struggling to her feet, followed him devotedly. — Jean Craighead George, Julie of the Wolves

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