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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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.
Recent Examples on the Web There is a small, but very devoted fan base for women’s soccer. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, "NWSL knows there are risks, hopes there are rewards in being first pro league back," 24 June 2020 The playing of the organ seems to be a vocation (fans of organ music, too, are a select breed), and four of the devoted are the principal subjects of Ms. Tenenbaum’s documentary. John Anderson, WSJ, "‘Pipe Dreams’ Review: Vital Organs," 18 June 2020 At the Chasing Rainbows Museum — the one place in the park really devoted to her career and stardom — the Coat of Many Colors, which inspired Dolly’s iconic song, is on display. Julie Tremaine, Travel + Leisure, "I Went to Dollywood on Opening Day — Here's What It Was Like," 18 June 2020 Formerly known as the Fast Ring, the Dev Channel is devoted to testing new features which aren’t necessarily tied to any upcoming Windows 10 feature release. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Windows 10's Linux subsystem gets GPU compute and an easier install in new preview," 17 June 2020 His one-of-a-kind creation can showcase favorite photos from his pre-dad and pre-grandpa life, or be devoted to showing off his grandchildren. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "Gifts for Grandpa that will make him smile on Father’s Day," 13 June 2020 Much of Kaufman’s work was prose poetry, and Woodberry’s film, too, is a devoted, impassioned prose poem, in which biography and history are fused with imaginative and illuminating renderings of Kaufman’s life and art. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, "What to Stream: Billy Woodberry’s Documentary About the Poet Bob Kaufman," 6 June 2020 Entire websites are devoted to tracking the blooms across Japan’s five islands, and predicting exactly when the first blooms will begin. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "Japan’s Lonely Cherry Blossoms," 5 June 2020 Conrad Fried, a devoted Citi Bike rider, took one to Midtown to participate in a protest. Kate Knibbs, Wired, "Curfews Halt Transit Services—and Leave Riders Stranded," 4 June 2020

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First Known Use of devoted

1586, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for devoted

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“Devoted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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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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